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Accutrainee Chief Hits Back at Critics

Follow @Accutrainee Founder of new cut-price training contract scheme responds to recent criticism from Legal...

Jan 4 2012 2:40pm

The Big Fight: David Allen Green vs Charon QC

Legal Cheek reports as the blogging heavyweights go head-to-head in a spectacular Twitter bust-up Still...

Jan 4 2012 10:59am

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Trials of The 1%’ To Begin As Occupy Allowed To Stay In Shoreditch Courthouse For 3 More Weeks

Occupy London protesters have been granted the right to continue squatting a disused Old Street...

Jan 4 2012 8:48am

Judge With The Wild Dogs and The Bad Attitude Retires

Judge and owner of fearsome alsatians Beatrice “fucking travesty” Bolton has retired before the disciplinary...

Jan 3 2012 2:51pm

Can Tension Between Legal Aid and Pro Bono Be Resolved?

Rather than criticise pro bono charities for “overselling” themselves, legal aid lawyers need to work...

Jan 3 2012 1:04pm

Occupy London Fight to Conduct “Trials of The 1%”

Occupy London’s fledgling Occupy Justice campaign will find out this morning whether it can continue...

Jan 3 2012 8:34am

#RoundMyKitchenTable: ILEX, CONTEMPT OF COURT AND CHRISTMAS CHEER

Contrary to popular belief, Alex Aldridge is not locked up in a Morroccan jail for...

Dec 23 2011 10:59am

#RoundMyKitchenTable: SEASONAL CHRISTMAS PARTY PODCAST

This week Alex Aldridge is taking a barely earned rest from uploading blogs to Legal...

Dec 16 2011 11:00am

THAT’S ALL FOLKS (now over to KevinP)

Newly awash with mysterious investors’ money, Legal Cheek is taking its growing army of staff...

Dec 14 2011 4:38pm

SIX STEP GUIDE TO CHRISTMAS PARTY SALVATION

Don’t dance, or – even worse – have sex with a colleague; do mix your...

Dec 14 2011 1:21pm

THE CHAMBERS CHRISTMAS DO

Follow @debbiematthews1 A traumatised Debbie Matthews recounts some of the incredible scenes she witnessed at...

Dec 14 2011 10:12am

GRADUATE RECRUITMENT: ‘I WOULDN’T START FROM HERE’

Follow @legalaware Initiatives like PRIME won’t change fact current system writes off talented students far...

Dec 13 2011 3:07pm

MORE TO LIFE THAN LAW

Follow @pondcat Law graduates’ transferable skills give them an advantage in the non-legal job market,...

Dec 13 2011 9:33am

TRAINING CONTRACTS NEVER GREW ON TREES

Follow @AlexAldridgeUK Current tough job market made to sound even worse by frequent comparisons with...

Dec 12 2011 2:45pm

MASTERING WHAT, EXACTLY?

Follow @FellowsAdam Bar graduate Adam Fellows isn’t convinced doing a masters degree is a good...

Dec 12 2011 9:29am

#RoundMyKitchenTable: TAKING A GAP YEAR TO SECURE A TRAINING CONTRACT

Law graduates Flora Duguid and Cathryn Kozlowski have both opted to take gap years before...

Dec 9 2011 11:31am

APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION

Follow @AlexAldridgeUK As the Christmas party season gets underway, Alex Aldridge is expecting great things...

Dec 8 2011 2:30pm

AUNTIE EM’S HOMESPUN ADVICE FOR LAWYERS: ‘I just love saying ‘going forward’!’

Dear Auntie Em, I consider myself a well spoken individual, who uses the English language...

Dec 8 2011 9:51am

‘MY WIFE, SHE DOESN’T UNDERSTAND ME…’

Follow @debbiematthews1 Debbie Matthews regrets her night out with a senior male colleague Wednesday morning....

Dec 7 2011 9:13am

OCCUPY THE LAW SOCIETY! (in a nice way)

Follow @pondcat Other than a short-lived campaign to occupy the Inns of Court, there are...

Dec 6 2011 3:22pm

WHY THE OBSESSION WITH A-LEVELS?

Follow @cathrynkoz Cathryn Kozlowski focused on getting top music qualifications rather than top A-levels, but...

Dec 6 2011 10:01am