Legal Cheek's Lucy Pether draws on her experience as a law student at LSE to advise a wannabe lawyer's mum on how realistic it is for her son to attempt to fund himself through an LLB in London... Dear M, If your son finds a steady job with enough hours, he should just about be... Read more »
Recently a wave of university-wide "Spotted" pages have appeared on Facebook – enabling students to comment anonymously on fellow library and lecture hall users. In the run-up to Valentine's Day, the posts on these pages have grown increasingly amorous. As you'd expect, with their natural beauty, brains and charm, law students have been generating plenty of... Read more »
The bit from Keir Starmer QC's speech at the LSE last night that got everyone talking...
I recently received this email from a prospective law student... Read my response below.
Hope (of City recovery, creation of more fat cats and then another crash) is beautiful, writes Alex Aldridge On Friday, I had a drink with a friend who works at an investment fund in the City of London. For the last few months he has been warning me in solemn tones to brace myself for... Read more »
As English law students worry about the possible scrapping of the minimum trainee solicitor salary, and groan about the miserly £12K minimum award paid to pupil barristers, spare a thought for rookie lawyers in Euro-crisis hit Italy. The other day, 25 year-old trainee lawyer Michela Moretti told the Guardian:
The London School of Economics (LSE) Student Union Atheist, Secularist and Humanist Society (LSESU ASH) has refused to comply with a call from the university's union to remove cartoons featuring Jesus and Mohammed from its Facebook page. The image that has generated most controversy is apparently one of the pair drinking a pint together. ‘There... Read more »