Barristerspeak decoded: A guide for solicitors, students and clients
Legal Cheek’s resident funny man Wigapedia returns with another helpful translator
How many barristers does it take to change a lightbulb?
Bar funnyman Wigapedia returns to Legal Cheek to answer an age-old question…
Decoding the language of barristers’ conferences
The venerable Wigapedia returns to Legal Cheek to translate counsel-speak
A poem: ‘Oh, I wish I’d looked after me brief!’
Legal Cheek’s resident funny man Wigapedia returns with an ode to barristers’ briefs
Language of the law decoded: The litigation edition
The revered Wigapedia returns to Legal Cheek for his 2017 jargon buster
The Secret Diary of Liz Truss (aged 38¾)
A sneak peak into the working week of our embattled Lady Justice
Language of the legal directory decoded: the 2016 edition
The venerable Wigapedia returns to make his annual translation of the Legal 500
Your Presentation Feedback Translator
With the courts closed and the legal profession in holiday mode, what better opportunity to do lots of pointless presentations?
What the supervisor says Vs What the trainee hears
Junior and senior lawyers speak a different language
A letter from Michael Gove: ‘Being Lord of The Chancellors is a really great job’
The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, newly-appointed Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary, writes exclusively for Legal Cheek (aided only slightly by Wigapedia)
What judges say Vs. what judges mean
“I consider this application, in accordance with the Overriding Objective” = “Eeeny-meeny-miney-mo”
Christmas sing-a-long: ‘Working in a Mitchell Wonderland’
Now for a Jackson reforms-themed Christmas sing-a-long
The language of the legal directory: decoded — 2014 edition
Wigapedia returns to make his annual translation of the Legal 500
A reading from the Book of Mitchell
Wigapedia draws upon Biblical inspiration to follow the twists and turns of the Jackson reforms
7 spectacular legal typos
When jargon goes very wrong indeed…
The Mitchell decision and the breakdown of meaning
Following the recent further spate of Mitchell-related decisions, it has been determined after careful study of the ratio in each ruling that judges are simply making this stuff up as they go along.
To celebrate the Mitchell judgment* Wigapedia has created a special commemorative bingo card.
What your Instructions say Vs. what they mean
A guide to what instructing solicitors are really telling barristers.
‘As a lawyer, I try to relax by practicing Origami…’
The Lawyer-Origami meme has been crying out for a UK caption. Wigapedia does the honours.
A legal dictionary for the up-and-coming professional: part two
Wigapedia returns with the second part of his glossary of key legal terms used in practice.