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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

#TweetsOfTheWeek

Follow @LegalCheek Legal Cheek is watching you… Smugly delivered tired gag of the week @ZASaunders...

Dec 2 2011 3:16pm

#RoundMyKitchenTable: LAWYERS AND PR

Legal Cheek editor Alex Aldridge, whose flat’s central heating is broken, turns on his oven...

Dec 2 2011 11:12am

LEGAL AWARDS CEREMONIES: THE HORROR

Follow @AlexAldridgeUK The ‘British Legal Awards’, the grandly titled money making scam awards ceremony for...

Dec 2 2011 10:04am

AUNTIE EM’S HOMESPUN ADVICE FOR LAWYERS: “Pupillage is giving me nightmares”

Dear Auntie Em, I’m plagued by this terrible recurring dream I’ve been having since I...

Dec 1 2011 1:56pm

PRO BONO WEEK: OUT WITH A WHIMPER

Follow @AlasdairIS But despite the complaints from lawyers and disinterest from the press, the fact...

Dec 1 2011 11:05am

MILLIONAIRE LAWYERS SHOULD FUND PUPILLAGES

Follow @OccupyTheInns Unless the legal profession acts, an occupation of the Inns of Court could...

Nov 30 2011 3:06pm

‘READY FOR THAT DRINK, DEBS?’

Follow @debbiematthews1 Debbie Matthews on the perils of blurring the line between work and, er,...

Nov 30 2011 10:25am

£65K FOR A PUPILLAGE?!

Follow @FellowsAdam Adam Fellows considers the discrepancies between pupil earnings, and asks whether the Bar...

Nov 29 2011 10:42am

GOOD LAW SCHOOLS HAVE PROPER DISABILITY POLICIES

Follow @legalaware But disabled students also have a part to play in improving institutions’ behaviour,...

Nov 28 2011 3:59pm

GOING FORWARD, I’LL ALWAYS BE A MORON

Follow @AlexAldridgeUK Legal Cheek launches anti-‘going forward’ offensive “Going forward, I give up,” wrote Financial...

Nov 28 2011 9:37am

#RoundMyKitchenTable: ALTERNATIVE CAREERS TO LAW

Dan Hoadley and Alex Aldridge, both of whom trained as barristers before going into journalism...

Nov 25 2011 12:43pm