Made in Chelsea

Five Things We Learned From The Lawyer Awards

The food (pictured below) was cold, the award presentations seemed to go on forever and event host Jason Manford looked like he’d rather have been anywhere else but the Grosvenor Hotel. Still, last night’s The Lawyer Awards provided some interesting insights into the legal profession’s soul.

PODCAST: Be Yourself, Not Some ‘Made In Chelsea’ Clone

With Legal Cheek editor Alex Aldridge on yet another foreign jolly, Bircham Dyson Bell lawyer Kevin Poulter takes up the podcast reins (yes, podcasts have reins) to deliver a moving soliloquy about his decade-long love affair with legal services. Well, that was the plan until former chair of the Association of Women Solicitors Dawn Dixon… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Wednesday 13 June

Made In Chelsea star Kimberley thought to have been axed from show for calling in her lawyers to edit out comments – Metro Q&A: Who are internet trolls – and how is the law changing? – BBC Evidence cuts are harming justice system, says defence barrister – Western Daily Press Prominent Iranian lawyer Sotoudeh meets… Read more »

SJ Berwin’s Tim Taylor QC Makes Made in Chelsea Debut

There has been much excitement in the legal world about the fact that Made in Chelsea Hugo’s dad is SJ Berwin solicitor-advocate Tim Taylor QC. But few expected Dubai-based Tim to appear in the show. Last night, though, Hugo took his new girlfriend, Natalie, and an E4 camera crew, to meet his dad. For advocacy… Read more »

Lawyer Etiquette: Is It OK To Be Photographed Barefoot?

On Monday, I ran a story about the dad of Hugo from Made in Chelsea, who is SJ Berwin solicitor-advocate Tim Taylor QC. Judging by an interview Taylor senior did with his firm’s in-house magazine, in which he boasted of his ability to balance a glass of Chablis on his forehead and drink it without… Read more »

Keeping Up With Law’s ‘Made in Chelsea’ Set

LPC student Cat Pond doesn’t fancy joining the Sloanes, but what are the alternatives for a wannabe lawyer? Lawyers are victims of a huge array of stereotypes. The media perpetuates unrealistic depictions of, either, the downtrodden but crusading advocate facing up against impossible odds, or, the blood-sucking corporate lackey interested only in money. Meanwhile, jokes… Read more »