January — d
When Bristol criminal barrister Anna Midgley was appointed as a Crown Court judge she was just 33-years-old, making her the youngest criminal law judge in recent history.
February — d
King’s College law student Saima Ahmad invoked a piece of 1930s case law to demand a lifetime supply of KitKats after she received eight without wafers.
March — c
A job seeker bagged an interview with magic circle outfit Slaughter and May after sending its head of marketing two packets of Haribo.
April — c
A judge dealing with three defendants accused of flogging counterfeit band merchandise momentarily halted court proceedings to ask who One Direction are.
May — d
Legal Cheek readers voted University Challenge legend Ted Loveday their most influential law student of 2016.
June — d
Judge Andrew Barnett relied on a Juries Act 1974 power to send both his clerk and usher out of Salisbury Crown Court and onto the streets in search of a twelfth juror.
July — b
In July, Theresa May fired Michael Gove and appointed Liz Truss as Justice Secretary.
August — a
One senior lawyer at Eversheds’ hired an entire ice cream van to feed hungry Cambridge office solicitors.
September — b
CMS Cameron McKenna, Nabarro and Olswang have announced they will be merging.
October — c
Our survey revealed insane law firm perks like swimming pools, sushi chefs and flu jabs. But no cryotherapy chamber.
November — d
Amal Clooney went to the same school as X Factor rapper Honey G.
December — b
Solicitor Faiz Siddiqui wants £1 million in damages from Oxford University for his lost bar dream.
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