The Hearing Podcast: Legal futurist Joe Raczynski on AI, blockchain and smart contracts
How close is tech to revolutionising the law?
Podcast: ‘There were only three women in the whole firm’ — corporate law pioneer Fiona Woolf on gender diversity in the law
We’ve come a long way since the 1970s — but not far enough
China meltdown, Brexit fears and 100% trainee retention rates — what does it all mean for wannabe lawyers?
We tested two undergraduate law students on their commercial awareness
How ex-Linklaters solicitor Julia Salasky created a start-up to crowdfund justice
Is this the future in a world where legal aid is almost non-existent for challenging fundamental human rights issues?
Recruitment events: it’s not the law firms who want the booze, it’s the students
Cambridge University Law Society duo respond to backlash generated by Legal Cheek article about alcohol-fuelled Oxbridge social events put on by law firms.
The law students providing legal advice to the Silicon Roundabout
What’s it like advising east London tech entrepreneurs about the law?
Day of action: ‘My uni mates went to magic circle firms, I chose the criminal Bar’
23 Essex Street junior Vicky Gainza finds the Crown Prosecution Service’s threat to withhold work from striking barristers scary — but not as scary as the alternative of doing nothing to prevent the government’s legal aid cuts.
Has an Oxbridge law degree lost its value?
Final year Cambridge law students Zahra Mashhood and Loviisa Langdon consider the impact of recent moves by the legal profession to draw graduates from a wider pool.
Interview: Law student facing exclusion from Sussex Uni will draw upon Occupy legal challenge to fuel barrister dream
Most law students would consider the prospect of being excluded by their university to be a nightmare. But not Michael Segalov.
Can an Oxbridge law degree put you off becoming a lawyer?
Earlier this week a leaked email revealed that law students were the worst performers at…
Interview: Glamour model and law student Vanessa Knowles on her quest to bag a training contract
In autumn we reported on the glamour model who has used an Amazon Wishlist, and…
Podcast: Do you have a better chance of landing a training contract if you do your law degree in London?
The growing separation between recovering London and the struggling rest of the country poses an…
Podcast: How barristers can make an impact on social mobility
We gathered together Young Barristers’ Committee chair Hannah Kinch, Citizenship Foundation programme manager Paul Bower…
What do Bar graduates think of the new Inns of Court scheme to create ‘dozens’ of extra pupillages next year?
The new Inns of Court subsidy scheme to help publicly-funded chambers offer more pupillages caused…
Exclusive interview: Founder of Facebook sensation ‘Things Law Students Don’t Say’ reveals all (apart from his identity)
If the Midlands-based LLB student behind ‘Things Law Students Don’t Say’ was to mobilise the…
Podcast: ‘Should I call off my hunt for a training contract?’
A year after finishing the Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Queen Mary University of London…
Dispatches from the GDL frontline: ‘It’s a weird atmosphere because half the people have training contracts and half don’t’
The idyllic life of the undergraduate came crashing to a halt this week for thousands…
Podcast: Hard-working Generation Y puts Xers to shame — but will the graft pay off?
Once upon a time, when higher education was free and jobs plentiful, a generation of…
Podcast: What sexy law-related careers are there other than the Bar?
Like many young hopefuls, Thomas Connelly and Nathan Akhavan-Moossavi both found themselves drawn to the…
Podcast: Could doing something outrageous help you get a training contract?
Cambridge law student Sebastian Salek (pictured above left with Legal Cheek‘s Tom Webb and Kevin…
Could the legal aid reforms improve life for baby barristers?
It’s a confusing time for future legal aid barristers. On Friday a lucky few obtained…