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Plans to follow in lawyer dad’s footsteps when schedule slows down

Kim Kardashian has revealed she plans to do a legal internship when her busy schedule slows down.

The revelation was made during a conversation between the 37-year-old businesswoman and her lawyer, Michael Kump, who is an intellectual property and entertainment specialist at Los Angeles-based outfit KWIKA. During this Snapchat-shared chat, he tells Kardashian:

“Kim, I’ve been doing this for 35 years and I said you missed your calling. You really should be a lawyer. That’s what you need to be. You’ve got the perfect instincts, you’ve got great judgement… Will you please join my law firm?”

Lapping up the praise, Kardashian name checks two other KWIKA partners when she replies:

“I’ll just be an intern! When things slow down, all I want to do is be an intern on a really exciting Howard Weitzman/Shawn Holley case.”

(An interesting titbit: Weitzman’s clientele includes OJ Simpson, who was represented by Kardashian’s father, Robert Kardashian, in the infamous Nicole Brown/Ron Goldman murder trial.)

Readers assuming Kardashian’s intern comment is just a throwaway should consult an earlier confession made by the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star. Last year, the mother-of-two said:

“If things slow down and I had time, I really want to go to law school — just something I can do in my older age.”

The hitch lies in Kardashian’s lack of university education: in the United States a degree is required before you can enrol at law school.

However, that isn’t necessarily the case in the United Kingdom, where the legal apprenticeship route to qualification is growing. Perhaps this goes some way to explaining why media mogul Kardashian was apparently keen to score a mini-pupillage at London human rights set Doughty Street, courtesy of its most famous tenant, Amal Clooney.

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Speaking of whom, while Kardashian’s Snapchat story implies a move from TV set to courtroom floor, Clooney may soon be enjoying a career change of her own.

Grazia reports that the human rights barrister’s husband, George, has lost his filmmaking touch of late and may reinvent himself as, well, the US President. Weirder things have happened, I suppose.

Is George’s marriage to his lawyer wife evidence of this? The weekly magazine reports John Vigna, communications director for the California Democratic Party, as saying of the pair’s relationship: “[It] seems like it’s been negotiated ahead of time, like a public relations move.”

While Clooney is described later on in the piece as her hubby’s “secret weapon”, political campaigner Jocelyn Wallace takes a different stance and thinks the mother-of-twins’ legal career “could be used against” Clooney and her husband. Former Sullivan & Cromwell lawyer Clooney has represented controversial figures, like Julian Assange. Shame: First Lady Amal Clooney has quite the ring to it.

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33 Comments

Anonymous

Waits for Jones Day partner

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Jones Day Senior Associate

We’re wiping up. Back soon.

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Phillip Phagharty-Whetpance

I can’t get a vac scheme from a hoover factory, let alone a MC firm.

Maybe I need to change my name?

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Anonymous

This clown is painful. Worst banter on here.

God I miss frustrated writer.

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Anonymous

Dont feed the victim!

Best let him die a natural death.

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Anonymous

This Philip chappie appeared around the same time that Frustrated Writer disappeared.

Maybe he had a breakdown and changed his pseudonym and quality?

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Anonymous

Tenuous link to law? Check.
Celebrity name dropping? Check.
Relevance to UK law is minimal? Check.

Katie, you wrote this knowing the type of comments you will receive.

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Anonymous

Shawn Holley was also on the OJ Simpson murder trial as part of Cochran’s team (although I don’t think she was depicted in the TV show). Her recent case of note was defending Lindsay Lohan.

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Anonymous

“perfect instincts, you’ve got great judgement”

She was the one who made a sex tape.. right?

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Anonymous

And it seems it was a perfect judgment. Look how far it’s got her and how much money it’s made her.

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Anonymous

Good reasoning bro.

Instead of submitting my TC app, I’m just going to send all the legal recruiters a dick pic (face in).

Thanks Kim, what an inspiration!

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Anonymous

just a prostitute and a bully from a from a family of prostitutes and bullies…..

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Anonymous

“all I want to do is be an intern on a really exciting Howard Weitzman/Shawn Holley case”

As an intern? You’ll be doing the filing, love. Oh, and while you’re at it, get us a cuppa tea – there’s a good girl.

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Anonymous

internships is the correct and widely preferred name. Vacation scheme sounds stupid and confusing.

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Anonymous

When I moved to the U.K. to start law school I had no idea what it meant. Nobody outside of the legal sphere in the UK has any idea what that means. I’ve had to explain it so many times. When I asked at work if I can have time off for a vacation scheme everybody looked at me with puzzled faces. Why the f is this the term for it and can I punch the originator?

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Corbyn. Symphathiser

It’s called a ‘vacation scheme’ as they typically take place during the summer or, occasionally, winter breaks from university. This ensures that those who are accepted into such schemes may carry them out without interrupting their education.

No, you may not punch the person who originated the term. Generally speaking, punching anyone is against the law, though exceptions do exist – being annoyed is not one of them.

I hope this helps. For further information, please consult your search engine of choice.

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Proleperson

Jesus, this guy

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Anonymous

I don’t think she is very good looking. I definitely wouldn’t consider having sex with her.

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Anonymous

I agree. She has nothing on my fit wife.

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Anonymous

She is piff ting. Buff.

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Anonymous

Wouldn’t touch her with your brief

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Anonymous

You don’t know where she’s been – anyone who goes near her has pretty low standards

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Anonymous

All of these Kim Kardashian articles- has Katie King been on the mulled wine ?

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Corbyn. Symphathiser

And so what if she has? It’s Christmas! A Merry Christmas to Ms. King, Ms. Kardashian and of course to Mr. Z.

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Anonymous

She’s married to Kanye, not Jay-Z. Mind you, Corbyn is leftie but a tiny bit racist so perhaps this is some kind of homage.

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Corbyn. Symphathiser

Ha! This is just a mistake on my own part. I apologise sincerely to both Mr. West and Mr. Z for this lapse in my memory, and I also apologise to anyone offended by my previous comment.

Merry Christmas!

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Anonymous

Nah, ur just a racist bruv

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Anonymous

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

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Drothera

No doubt they’ll be acquiring bench seats from the local church to accommodate her fake posterior.

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Anonymous

Should join his brother on scrum v.

Probably 2 people will get that.

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Anonymous

If this is true then it just proves that law firm recruitment process and their ‘choice of future partners’ is a joke and has always been.

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Anonymous

Who is Kim Kardashian again?

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Anonymous

This article reads like a weird intro to a real article. No beginning, no middle, no end… no point. The only noteworthy thing is that Kardashian was somehow brainwashed into thinking that becoming a lawyer is cool. That’s quite hilarious.

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