Category: Podcast

The Hearing Podcast: ‘Disability isn’t just sticks and wheelchairs’

Solicitor turned diversity champion Yasmin Sheikh shares her story

Jul 12 2018 9:48am

The Hearing Podcast: How not to retire, with Sir Rupert Jackson

The former Court of Appeal judge and controversial costs reformer is still loving life in the law

Jul 6 2018 10:24am

The Hearing Podcast: My life as a transgender barrister

Employment and discrimination specialist Robin White shares her story

Jun 28 2018 4:30pm

The Hearing Podcast: The difficult transition from law to politics

QC turned Home Secretary Lord Michael Howard shares his story

Jun 21 2018 10:36am

The Hearing Podcast: Legal futurist Joe Raczynski on AI, blockchain and smart contracts

How close is tech to revolutionising the law?

Jun 14 2018 11:27am

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

Feb 4 2016 4:57pm

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?

Jun 26 2015 2:20pm

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.

Apr 7 2014 9:19am

The law students providing legal advice to the Silicon Roundabout

What's it like advising east London tech entrepreneurs about the law?

Mar 11 2014 11:40am

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.

Mar 6 2014 5:37pm

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.

Feb 12 2014 12:07pm

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.

Jan 30 2014 8:54am

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...

Jan 16 2014 12:20pm

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...

Jan 7 2014 9:41am

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...

Dec 12 2013 1:43pm

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...

Dec 4 2013 1:01pm

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...

Nov 7 2013 12:41pm

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...

Oct 3 2013 11:39am

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...

Sep 24 2013 1:27pm

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...

Sep 17 2013 2:07pm