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The 15 most popular Legal Cheek stories of 2016

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A look back on the top posts that hauled in the most hits

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In reverse order, we count down the 15 most popular Legal Cheek stories of the year…

15. Lord Harley booted out of profession — 14,040 page views

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14. Britain’s first black female High Court judge opens up about racism at the bar — 14,128 page views

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13. Woman with law degree, masters and PhD becomes the country’s most successful female Olympian — 14,891 page views

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12. 8 types of law student Disney characters you’ll see during the exam period — 15,784 page views

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11. Boris Johnson’s barrister wife is NOT the Waterloo sex QC — 16,422 page views

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10. Full transcript: Man calls judge a ‘c*nt’ on Facebook, appears before him in court the following week — 18,064 page views

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9. ‘I will no longer support your Chambers’: Top judge’s incredible letter to elite set Blackstone emerges in bias row — 18,458 page views

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8. Supreme Court vicarious liability decisions to hit law syllabuses — 19,550 page views

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7. Law student launches his own ‘law practice’ and charges himself out at £25 an hour — 19,895 page views

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6. Lawyers assure upset Bremainers that Vote Leave victory is NOT legally binding — 24,975 page views

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5. Revealed: Top law firms average arrive and leave the office times — 38,407 page views

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4. ‘You are a bit of a c*** yourself’: Judge slams defendant after court outburst — 38,135 page views

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3. 11 reasons why you should avoid dating a lawyer at all costs — 82,425 page views

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2. University of Liverpool EU law lecturer’s incredible out-of-office email response in wake of Brexit abuse — 111,077 page views

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1. King’s College law student uses 1930s case law to demand lifetime supply of chocolate after getting eight KitKats with no WAFER — 162,802 page views

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Thank you to all our readers who have visited the site in 2016. Here’s to another year of Legal Cheek.

54 Comments

Anonymous

I’m never gonna dance again
Guilty feet have got no rhythm
Though it’s easy to pretend
I know your not a fool

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Anonymous

I should’ve known better than to cheat a friend
And waste the chance that I’ve been given
So I’m never gonna dance again
The way I danced with you

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Allahu Snackbar

Seriously? The kit Kat story?

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Captain Awkward

Who sent this in?
Was it the person who wrote the letter?

If so; total narcissist.
I once wrote to golden wonder complaining about getting a multipack of Nik naks only containing one flavour (which I didn’t like)

I got free crisps, therefore I done better than this lady.
U think I could make an article on that?

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Anonymous

I am shocked at how fee people read LC. I will take my talents elsewhere.

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Anonymous

Who are these fee people of which you speak? Are they paid to read LC?

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Sue r pipe

Wow yet another Lord Harley story at the top of you’re list can’t help yorself can you legal cheek,. I hope next year find you with somebody else to bully

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Thumper the Rabbit

Exactly. Tommy is just jealous that someone was able to put their BPTC to good use.

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The Real Sue R Pipe

Another comment from the fake Lord Harley.

Good to see that you are still devouring the legal press even though you are finished.

When is the appeal listed ? The last LC story about you. Ever. And your last kicking from the judiciary as they conclude that you were indeed dishonest.

Get back to the Christmas pud fatso.

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Sue r pipe

There your proving my point you jealous twat that Christmas must be great round you’re house if you have one

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Sue r pipe

Ha thats shout you up,eh? amazing!! Silence!! eh? enjoy your Christmas eating that massive chip on you’re shoulder..

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The Real Sue R Pipe

I am very happy Alan.

How does it feel to be a bent struck off solicitor who lied and cheated his away onto the roll in the first place.

How are the mince pies going down lard bucket ? After all you are thick as mince.

When is the appeal ? Or did you miss the time limit ?

I hope you represent yourself. There will be a full house to laugh at you making a complete fool of yourself.

What went wrong at the review ? You were going to win, weren’t you ? You lost. Again. You always lose. Loser.

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Alan's Army

You need help fucko.

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The Real Sue R Pipe

This post has been removed because it breached Legal Cheek’s comments policy.

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Sue r pipe

This post has been removed because it breached Legal Cheek’s comments policy.

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Middleton

Alan wos here.

Living in a poky flat.

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Wendy

This post has been removed because it breached Legal Cheek’s comments policy.

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Anonymous

I am writing in relation to the comment left by – The Real Sue R Pipe Dec 27 2016 5:57pm

Okay, just want to make one thing clear before I comment – I am NOT Blacker, and I am not a sympathizer either.

I think the back and forth by the purported “sue r pipe” / possibly Alan Blacker and the “real sue r pipe” is so childish and quite a disgrace by both sides. This is not the forum to trade insults. It makes you both look stupid.

The SDT delivered the correct result. The correct penalty has also been applied. – Why drop hints at his address?

This post has been moderated because it breached Legal Cheek’s comments policy.

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Graham

His mum booted him out.

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Anonymous

Well done legal cheek for finally moderating those comments – after they were already up for over 2 days. Better late than never.

Weird (vindictive) how people will go beyond the actual professional disciplinary matters and find personal info on his address and relationship with his mother – then publish on legal cheek comments. Stepping outside what is fair game.

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The Real Sue R Pipe

Alan’s Army. Ha ha.

Got to be his rent boy,Steamy Rob.

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Sue r pipe

Go to bed, you’re clearly shit-faced drinking sherry with you’re pets

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The Real Sue R Pipe

Wrong again Alan.

Read your own posts; you sound like you are drunk.

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Sue r pipe

Your clearly the drunk,always follow ing Alan online turning up to hearings thats the life of a hopeless case ,,but whatever all thatn be for nothing when hes back

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The Real Sue R Pipe

Now you really are drunk Alan.

He will never be back. He is dishonest. A liar and cheat. Read the evidence. His case is doomed.

He just managed a pass degree from Huddersfield. No Masters degrees. No doctorates. Never studied at Oxford. Invented it all. A pack of lies.

The reason you don’t turn up because you know it is all lies and even you can see that you will be destroyed in cross examination.

The fact that you are pursuing such hopeless appeal shows how deeply flawed your judgment is

You have lost all the way down the line – press complaints, High Court, SDT. You don’t know a winner from a stone cold loser.

Look in the mirror. The reflection is of a loser. 24 carat, grade A loser.

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Steamy Rob

You are just jealous of Alan.

He is the best lawyer who ever lived.

10,000 gratefull clients can’t all be wrong.

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The Real Sue R Pipe

If you ever get an appeal hearing (which is unlikely as you are too thick to do the paperwork properly) I will be there. Like I was with the SDT.

You will know who I am as I will be laughing at your stupidity.

Have no fears, I will be there. But you won’t. Because you are a Shithouse and frightened to turn up because you will be exposed as a liar and cheat, which is why you didn’t turn up at the SDT.

You are just a coward.

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Sue r pipe

You’re the shithouse

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The Real Sue R Pipe

I am afraid you are Alan.

Struck off and branded dishonest. Have you no shame ?

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Sue r pipe

Zzzzzzz… Zzzzzzz. finished have we,or have you passed out?

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The Real Sue R Pipe

You can’t face the truth Alan, can you ?

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The Real Sue R Pipe

So, are you appealing Alan ?

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someone who knows you well

You have gone quite Alan

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Sue r pipe

hahaha, quiet you mean dickhead

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Sue r pipe

You’re unapealing

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The Real Sue R Pipe

I didn’t ask about me.

Are you appealing to the High Court ?

They say you are.

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The Real Sue R Pipe

Unappealing you mean dickhead.

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The Real Sue R Pipe

Blacker has left the kitchen.

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Sue r pipe

and you’re still in yours drinking mouthwash go play with your bees

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The Real Sue R Pipe

Might be an idea to sober up before you post any more drivel.

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Anonymous

Alan Blacker is the hero Legal Cheek deserves, but not the one it needs right now. So we’ll hunt him. Because he can take it. Because he’s not our hero. He’s a silent guardian, a watchful protector. A dark knight.

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Travelling Gavel

Really?? Quoting Batman films???

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Wendy's mate

And a wanker,

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sue r pipe

You’re the wanker

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Bingo

Alan Blacker is a liar and a cheat. Officially dishonest. Struck off and disgraced.

Not bright enough to realise his appeal is hopeless.

Loser.

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Anonymous

How did this thread become Harley v the People round 10?!

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Robert Stitz

Blacker hijacked it with his self pitying.

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Ciaran Goggins

The Graeme Stening story? My how we laughed at another innocent man getting his anonymity punked. Whatever happened to the samizdat blogge which broke that story?

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Anonymous

Alan took the biggest loss of the year.

Career ended. Too much internet coverage to ever escape his loss.

He is a joke. Even worse when he comes on here chatting like he’s a roadman.

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Sue r pipe

Whats a roadman dickhead? haha does anybody even speak English here..Of course not

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Anonymous

Come to my Ends and I’ll show you a real roadman.

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Wendy

Bury him.

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Anonymous

This post has been removed because it breached Legal Cheek’s comments policy.

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Cockney Geezer

What about the Tonies for the sorriest and saddest LC currant buns of 2016?

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