January — C
Ita Farrelly became a first-tier tribunal judge at the age of 32.
February — B
An artist hit headlines in February after unveiling plans to build a bronze statue of May Donoghue.
March — B
A junior solicitor quit the legal rat race in March to pursue a career as a clown.
April — D
The Bar Professional Training Course handbook recommended students avoid wearing “kinky boots”, wear double-breasted or three-piece jackets and avoid showing cleavage.
May — A
Slaughter and May terminated the training contract offers of two future trainees for failing modules on the Legal Practice Course (LPC).
June — B
Junior solicitor Rosie Williams hit headlines for her appearance on Love Island.
July — D
A “highly-regarded” QC placed an advertisement online seeking an aspiring barrister to walk his dog.
August — D
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) selected Kaplan to run the new super-exam.
September — C
Kim Kardashian is a “law student”, according to Kanye West.
October — C
Legal history was made in October with the Supreme Court’s first ever female majority bench.
November — B
A partner at Hogan Lovells was suspended in November for allegedly watching porn in his office.
December — A
A law firm in Australia hit headlines for photoshopping champagne glasses out of trainees’ hands over fears it gave off the wrong impression.
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