Gray’s Inn

Non-practising barrister behind controversial essay writing company rebrands as self-help guru

A pupillage-less Bar graduate who made millions of pounds selling essays to students has launched a new service to help rich clients find happiness by spending time with him., which endeavours to “remove suffering” via the attainment of “bliss”, sees Gray’s Inn member Barclay Littlewood (pictured) charge himself out at an incredible £6,000 per… Read more »

Fifty Shades Of Gray’s Inn: Mini-Pupillage…On a Sunday

At first, GDL student Anastasia Steal doubts the wisdom of Christopher Grey QC’s insistence that she complete her mini-pupillage with him on a Sunday, but pretty soon she finds herself having the best day of her life. As I walked through Gray’s Inn, I caught my reflection in a puddle that had gathered from last… Read more »

How To Get An Inns Of Court Scholarship

BPTC student Jack Smith, who’s in receipt of a full scholarship from Lincoln’s Inn, explains what to do – and what not to do – to get your hands on some Inns of Court treasure It’s that time of year again. Hundreds of budding barristers are currently waiting to hear whether they are among the… Read more »

#RoundMyKitchenTable Exam Special: How Do You Revise And Apply For Jobs?

Taking a rare break from revising for his Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) exams, barrister-to-be Jack Smith travels east to join Legal Cheek editor Alex Aldridge and employment law whiz Kevin Poulter around a Hackney kitchen table (pictured). “How do you get the balance right between studying and devoting sufficient time to pupillage applications?” Aldridge… Read more »