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Legal Cheek talks… crazy billable hours targets

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The tactics firms use to whip their lawyers into shape, and whether they work

It’s no secret lawyers work long days but — across the City — firms are becoming more creative in their approach to policing solicitors’ hours.

Legal Cheek journalists Tom Connelly and Katie King reflect on recent developments at Howard Kennedy, DLA Piper and Nabarro, and question whether “shaming” lawyers is ever in firms’ best interests.

In other news, it’s six days and counting until the High Court will hear one of the most important constitutional cases of our generation. Watch our video above for a quick preview of what to expect, plus some other (pretty crazy) Brexit legal challenge developments.