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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

How Would Stephen Hawking Have Fared as a City Lawyer?

Follow @legalaware The professor’s arrival would have delighted a corporate law firm PR team, but...

Jan 9 2012 10:14am

Morning Round-Up: Monday 9 January

Liverpool lawyer named in US fraud class action – Liverpool Daily Post Legal Aid bill...

Jan 9 2012 8:40am

The Most Dysfunctional Law Firm Ever?

The recently released testimony of dodgy American lawyer Scott Rothstein – sentenced to 50 years...

Jan 6 2012 3:59pm

#RoundMyKitchenTable: Do the Inns of Court Need Modernising?

Why do the Inns of Court make public their combined £4.7m scholarship fund, but refuse...

Jan 6 2012 11:23am

Morning Round-Up: Friday 6 January

Authorities taking steps to evict regional Occupy protesters – BBC and Sheffield Star Maldives president...

Jan 6 2012 9:40am

Cash-Strapped Legal Aid Lawyers Top Up with Part-time Work

Solicitor takes on paper-round, as barrister’s fitness dominatrix sideline flourishes Recent cuts to legal aid...

Jan 5 2012 3:14pm

AUNTIE EM’S HOMESPUN ADVICE FOR LAWYERS: ‘I got drunk and told my colleagues I hate them’

Dear Auntie Em, At last month’s office Christmas party I got very drunk and told...

Jan 5 2012 1:47pm

Don’t Believe the Law School Scholarship Hype

Yesterday a press release from the College of Law appeared in my inbox, headed COLLEGE...

Jan 5 2012 11:04am

Morning Round-Up: Thursday 5 January

Judge ticks off lawyers after ‘blah, blah, blah’ court note – Metro Apple ‘threatens legal...

Jan 5 2012 9:46am

Judge Hears Cases in a Pub

A pub is being used as a makeshift courtroom due to a shortage of official...

Jan 4 2012 3:44pm

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