January — C
David Ostrom from Paola, Kansas, hit headlines after asking an Iowa court to approve a trial by combat against his ex-wife. His weapons of choice? Japanese swords!
February — C
50% of lawyers suffer ‘Sunday night fear’, according to research published back in February.
March — B
The Instagram account is called ‘Allen & Over It’ after magic circle law firm Allen & Overy.
April — A
Simmons & Simmons was forced to issue an apology in April after an employee’s daughter performed a live dance routine on its official Instagram page.
May — B
A Zoom meeting of legal workers descended into chaos back in May after one participant unwittingly flashed his co-workers.
June — C
Birkbeck University law graduate Mahsa Taliefar hit headlines after launching an online fundraising campaign in a bid to privately prosecute Dominic Cummings.
July — B
Dentons announced the closure of two offices in July as part of a push towards remote-working in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
August — B
An aspiring barrister made national headlines earlier this summer after claiming to have been forced to urinate in a bucket during an online proctored exam.
September — A
The leaked email from the self-styled Queen of Divorce, Ayesha Vardag, advised staff to ditch the cardigans.
October — C
Jason Raeburn, a senior associate in the London office of Baker McKenzie, become one of the country’s youngest judges aged 32.
November — B
A Liverpool John Moores University law graduate went mega-viral on Twitter in November after revealing they had been rejected for a position at McDonald’s.
December — A
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan came under fire for running an advert in which it suggested its opponents “dread” facing its lawyers?