Boris: "If you want to take him to cleaners, take him to cleaners in London" [The Lawyer]
Legal Cheek editor hit by cruising slur in wake of College of Law cottaging story [Jon Harman via Twitter]
‘Think like a lawyer’: the game [LexisNexis]
Lord Judge, Lord Chief Justice, to retire next summer [Judiciary of England and Wales]
One Judge down. Who is next in line to be lord chief justice? [The Guardian]
How to spend time with non-lawyers during the holidays [Bitter Lawyer]
Locking up prisoners for life does not breach human rights, judges rule [The Telegraph]
There’s currently a fad among lawyers to craft – and sometimes tragically star in – spoof videos. We know this because we keep getting sent them, accompanied by notes urging us to share the hilarity with our readers. Well, be careful what you wish for...
Fouled-mouthed ex-Linklaters solicitor Nick West and his "goes viral" dream.
Something tells us that war crimes lawyer Siobhan Beasley's full-time foray into comedy won't last...
Solicitors have been offering additional extras for a while now as they bid to 'add value' in an environment where the balance of power lies increasingly with the client. But the summer craze for themed dances has still caused quite a stir. "Where will all this end?" traditionalists have begun to ask.
This week, LexisNexis PR specialists Simon Goldie and Melissa Higgs visit Legal Cheek HQ, where they share their advice on managing an online public profile with journalist Alex Aldridge and employment lawyer Kevin Poulter.
In the wake of Lord Neuberger’s comments criticising judges for appearing on MasterChef, the quartet discuss how far lawyers and law students should court publicity.
One legal wannabe who has struggled, in particular, to strike this balance is Newcastle University law student Joshua Cryer (pictured), whose horrible racist tweets to ex-footballer Stan Collymore landed him a two year community service order on Wednesday.
“Assuming Cryer is contrite, can he be rehabilitated?” Aldridge asks Goldie, the head of external relations at LexisNexis and a member of the Chartered Institute of PR Professionals.