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Morning Round-Up: Tuesday 17 January

File-sharing ACS Law solicitor fined and suspended – PC Pro Baroness Eaton urges re-think of...

Jan 17 2012 8:58am

City Lawyer’s Dating Directness Pays Off – Despite Kidnap Ordeal

“Only go out with me because you want a baby and to settle down. I’m...

Jan 16 2012 4:21pm

In-House Lawyers’ Pay Keeps Going Up (but so does inflation)

Working as an in-house lawyer in a company is seen as one of the less...

Jan 16 2012 1:12pm

Legal Education: It’s All About Emotions

As the legal education review continues, two Nottingham Law School lecturers are calling for a...

Jan 16 2012 10:58am

Morning Round-Up: Monday 16 January

Nazi’s lawyer helps disgraced former Israeli president Katsav – The Independent Judge thanks artist for...

Jan 16 2012 8:50am

#RoundMyKitchenTable: Aldridge & Poulter Analyse Week’s Legal News

Journalist Alex Aldridge and solicitor Kevin Poulter discuss the week’s legal news over a bottle...

Jan 13 2012 1:11pm

Why Law Graduates Can be Choosers

GDL graduate Cathryn Kozlowski on why she turned down a paralegal job With more and...

Jan 13 2012 9:30am

Morning Round-Up: Friday 13 January

Manchester barrister faces prison for £81K theft – BBC Zimbabwe judge slams biased prosecutors –...

Jan 13 2012 8:51am

AUNTIE EM’S HOMESPUN ADVICE FOR LAWYERS: ‘I put a kiss on an email to my boss’

Dear Auntie Em, I wrote an email the other day to the partner in charge...

Jan 12 2012 3:22pm

Minimum Trainee Solicitor Salary May Be Scrapped – Will Minimum Pupillage Award Be Next?

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has said there’s no regulatory justification for retaining the 30-year-old...

Jan 12 2012 11:24am

Fraudulent City Lawyer With Fake CV Facing Jail

Ever lied on your CV? I know at least two lawyers at big City law...

Jan 12 2012 9:37am

Morning Round-Up: Thursday 12 January

German prosecutor shot dead by defendant inside courtroom – Business Insider Lawmaker steals leather pants,...

Jan 12 2012 8:34am

The Revenge of The Ex

“Bad day for the internet. Having been there, I can imagine the dissension @Google to...

Jan 11 2012 4:44pm

Glimpse a Star: Legal Cheek Facebook Competition

Legal Cheek netted its 1,000th Twitter follower yesterday – not bad for a blog that’s...

Jan 11 2012 2:32pm

‘If You Want to Be an Actor and Earn Some Money, Become a Barrister’

Recently the actor Philip Glenister (pictured below), of Life on Mars and Mad Dogs fame,...

Jan 11 2012 9:40am

Morning Round-Up: Wednesday 11 January

Divorce lawyers: the January winners – The Guardian Mum faces eviction from council flat as...

Jan 11 2012 8:30am

Legal Sector’s January Recovery Looks Brittle

Fundamentals behind recent improved trainee retention rates and pay rises are questionable, says Alex Aldridge...

Jan 10 2012 1:12pm

File-Sharers Start Religion to Exploit Legal Loophole

Follow @DiaryofaGDL Huffington Post columnist David Woodall wonders what will happen if Kopimism catches on...

Jan 10 2012 10:25am

Morning Round-Up: Tuesday 10 January

Lawyer shoots himself at news briefing – Sky News Government’s ‘kamikaze’ legal aid cuts ‘will...

Jan 10 2012 8:32am

Julian Assange’s ex-Lawyer Re-Brands as Fitness Guru

Yesterday, it was with considerable surprise that I happened upon ‘Jogging with the FT: Mark...

Jan 9 2012 3:17pm

Errors, Unhappy Staff & Mediocre Students: BPTC Monitoring Results

Legal Cheek brings you the parts of the Bar Standards Board report the providers won’t...

Jan 9 2012 12:33pm