Author: aishah-hussain

Ditch the equality pledges and provide more mentoring, flexitime and maternity support, say women lawyers

Less than half think current gender equality measures are effective

Jul 13 2023 9:09am

Meet the future trainee solicitor hoping to make law firms more Muslim-friendly

From making ablution in sinks to makeshift prayer rooms, Waqas Hussain, founder of the Muslim Employment Charter, tells us about his ambitions for the future law firm

Jul 11 2023 9:13am

Secret Barrister falls silent on Twitter

Anonymous bar blogger hasn't posted in over a month

Jul 7 2023 8:50am
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SRA increases SQE exam fees by 11% in response to inflation

Total cost to sit two-part test stands at £4,564

Jul 6 2023 11:56am
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner office London lawyer

BCLP junior lawyer pay hits £105k

Six-figure NQ salary now on offer at Silver Circle firm

Jun 23 2023 12:04pm

Law firm grad rec partners share advice with incoming vac schemers

Those in the know tell us what students can do to stand out

Jun 19 2023 8:30am

Orrick cuts global workforce by 6%

US firm responds to reduced demand amid market uncertainty

Jun 14 2023 12:48pm

Criminal barrister in the running for London mayor

Tory candidate Mozammel Hossain KC was the first Bangladeshi-born criminal barrister to take silk

Jun 13 2023 10:35am

First woman set to lead judiciary in 755 years

Lady Chief Justice?

Jun 12 2023 11:11am

Elton John introduced Prince Harry to celebrity barrister David Sherborne whilst on holiday in France

Top 5RB tenant represents Duke in alleged phone-hacking trial in High Court this week

Jun 8 2023 12:17pm
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SRA releases first review into SQE ethnicity attainment gap

Career barriers can have a 'knock-on' effect in candidates' performance

Jun 7 2023 9:12am

Future pupil barrister ‘overwhelmed’ by crowdfunding success

Lewis Dean raises over ten grand towards bar course

Jun 6 2023 9:35am

Exclusive: Freshfields increases number of training contracts to 100

Magic Circle firm becomes joint-second largest provider following London office growth

Jun 2 2023 10:35am

ITV calls on top Blackstone barrister to investigate Schofield affair

Jane Mulcahy KC will review the network's records and consider whether its current policies need to change

Jun 1 2023 11:33am

Student born in jail to study law at Harvard

Sky Castner's application reportedly began 'I was born in prison'

Jun 1 2023 8:50am

Aspiring barrister tells how sister’s med neg battle inspired legal career

Febienne Green seeks to help society’s most vulnerable

May 26 2023 10:30am

Training contract holder awarded four weeks’ pay after firm changed employment terms

Told to work in another office location than was agreed

May 24 2023 1:52pm