About Legal Cheek

Legal news, insider insight and careers advice.

Legal Cheek is the most-read legal website in the UK.

Each month our combination of news, analysis, careers advice and insider insight on the leading law firms and chambers operating in the UK attracts over a million pageviews.

We also have a large following on social media, with over 200,000 followers across Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and TikTok, as well as a campus ambassador networking spanning almost all of the UK's university law schools, as well as the main law schools in Ireland, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Legal Cheek is also well known for its student events, virtual law fairs, annual Awards and legal education and training conferences.

Alex Aldridge

Alex Aldridge is the founder and publisher of Legal Cheek, who also contributes as a regular blogger. Previously he was a columnist writing about law and education for The Guardian, associate editor of Legal Week and a writer for Times Online.


Thomas Connelly

Thomas Connelly is Legal Cheekā€™s editor. Having completed the BPTC at Northumbria University in 2012 he practised as a County Court advocate for a year before joining Legal Cheek in 2013.


Aishah Hussain

Aishah Hussain is the Features Editor at Legal Cheek. She read law at SOAS, University of London, before joining Legal Cheek in January 2018. She edits and manages the Legal Cheek Journal.


Adam Mawardi

Adam Mawardi is a reporter (video, editorial, events) at Legal Cheek. He studied law at Keele and Exeter before joining Legal Cheek in July 2018.


Maya Ffrench-Adam

Maya Ffrench-Adam is an editorial assistant at Legal Cheek. She studied Law (with European Legal Studies) at Newcastle University, before joining Legal Cheek in September 2020.