While Dynamo Legal founder Alex Mills has great eyebrows, the 22 year-old entrepreneur – who's a contestant on the new series of The Apprentice – doesn't seem so gifted in the spelling and grammar departments. In fact, the error-strewn, often barely understandable copy on Dynamo Legal's website is surely among the worst to have ever been produced by an organisation offering legal services...
Whichever way you look on dynamolegal.com, the crimes against grammar are startling. But the full stop-lite passage below from the personal injury section of the website – in which "whether" is misspelt and "its" confused with "it has" – is a particular low point.
Yesterday Warwick Uni LLM student Mark Deeks narrowly lost his battle with a Cambridge maths student on daytime TV show Countdown. After the final question, a disappointed Deeks (pictured) found himself engaged in some on-camera job interview practice by the show's host, Nick Hewer...
"What are you going to do when you finish your masters there at Warwick?" prodded Hewer, who famously starred as Alan Sugar's right hand man on The Apprentice alongside ex-Herbert Smith solicitor Margaret Mountford.
"That is a valid question, Nick. Next question," responded Deeks, 28, who was famously labelled "cocky" by Countdown numbers expert Rachel Riley during his march to the show's semi-finals in 2011.
Encouraged by the audience's laughter, Deeks then quipped: "I just chose the degree that makes me sound most like a super hero: INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE!"
To which Hewer, who's clearly not a member of the 'Mark Deeks Appreciation Society' (pictured below), retorted: "There'll be a slot for you somewhere – possibly quite far away..."
“If you had someone trained as a barrister, you wouldn’t have them running round making coffee all day – it’s demeaning,” Apprentice winner (and former banker) Stella English told the Daily Mail on Monday, having quit her new role because she wasn’t given enough responsibility.
Au contraire, Stella. Rookie barristers make lots of coffee – and they read the Daily Mail, too...