About Legal Cheek

Legal news, cheeky commentary and careers advice.

Legal Cheek was founded in 2011 by Alex Aldridge, formerly a journalist for The Guardian and Legal Week. It has grown to become the UK’s leading news source for junior lawyers and law students, and has been described by The Sunday Times as “Popbitch for lawyers” and The Telegraph as an “irreverent, must-read tabloid law website”.

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 Cheek’s news 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.


Katie King

Katie King is Legal Cheek’s features editor. She graduated from the University of Bristol Law School, and has worked in a specialist family law firm in South London.