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#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

#TweetsOfTheWeek

Follow @LegalCheek Legal Cheek is watching you… Twitter tale from the Bar of the week...

Nov 25 2011 12:42pm

AUNTIE EM’S HOMESPUN ADVICE FOR LAWYERS: I want to jack in law to become an artist

Dear Auntie Em, Last week I went to an art exhibition sponsored by my [large...

Nov 24 2011 1:19pm

THE MAN BEHIND THE LAW REPORTS

Follow @DanHLawReporter Barrister-turned-law reporter Daniel Hoadley explains what it’s like to document court cases, and...

Nov 24 2011 11:01am

PUPILLAGE: ‘A REASONABLE EXPECTATION’

Follow @OccupyTheInns OccupyTheInns hits back at the criticism last week’s post received, and puts forward...

Nov 23 2011 1:25pm

BOOZERS: THEIR BRILLIANCE AND BAD BEHAVIOUR

Writing anonymously, a partner at a top London law firm reflects on the legal profession’s...

Nov 23 2011 9:43am

I DON’T WANNA BE IGNORED

Follow @DiaryofaGDL GDL student David Woodall isn’t convinced all work experience is worthwhile It dawns...

Nov 22 2011 10:25am

SOCIAL MOBILITY EFFORTS STILL IN A VACUUM

Follow @FellowsAdam The disconnect between the legal profession and school children is a hindrance to...

Nov 21 2011 3:24pm

WHAT’S DRIVING YOU, LOVE OR FEAR?

Follow @AlexAldridgeUK Don’t pursue a career on the basis of what will sound good at...

Nov 21 2011 10:21am

#TweetsOfTheWeek

Follow @LegalCheek Legal Cheek is watching you… Twitter put down of the week Rookie barrister...

Nov 18 2011 2:41pm

#RoundMyKitchenTable: BAR DELEGATION VISITS DALSTON

Jeremy Hopkins, a practice manager at top commercial set 3 Verulam Buildings, and Benjamin Gray,...

Nov 18 2011 11:19am

KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON

Law graduate Flora Duguid isn’t ready to fly the white flag yet in her quest...

Nov 17 2011 3:18pm