Tag: City law

Ropes & Gray lawyer roasts Netflix hit show’s portrayal of City law life

“I couldn’t help but laugh over much how they got wrong on the practice of corporate law”

Sep 6 2022 11:39am

What does the future hold for City lawyers?

Experts from Clyde & Co, Dechert, Pinsent Masons and ULaw discuss London’s status as a major legal hub

Aug 2 2021 11:46am

Ex-City lawyer on £100k reveals she’s taken 80% pay cut to specialise in human rights

She currently earns just over £18k but hopes to revert to six-figure salary in new field

Jun 8 2021 9:13am

City lawyers share careers and commercial awareness advice

Lawyers from the London offices of Baker McKenzie, BCLP and Norton Rose Fulbright join a magic circle lawyer turned legal education specialist to discuss the key themes so far this year

Mar 31 2021 2:44pm

‘Working at a music festival, in the army and as a teacher made me a better lawyer’

Baker McKenzie’s Jonathan Tham highlights the importance of non-legal work experience

Jul 15 2020 2:29pm

5 predictions for the post-COVID corporate law world

ULaw’s director of employability outlines what would-be City lawyers can expect

Jul 13 2020 3:35pm

Trainees flock home to mum and dad amid coronavirus pandemic

Be a magic circle hotshot from your childhood bedroom

Apr 6 2020 9:22am

How to deal with training contract rejection

ULaw tutor and former solicitor Harriet Pearce discusses self-care and why aspiring lawyers should be upfront about their mental health

Mar 4 2020 3:17pm

From Leeds University law grad to Linklaters fintech partner

Mark Drury survived the financial crisis and then surfed the tech wave

Nov 29 2019 10:37am

How I became a commercial litigator in the City

Michael O’Donoghue, a senior associate at Hogan Lovells, discusses his day job and the firm’s tech strategy

Nov 25 2019 2:31pm

Two months into her training contract and Eve Cornwell reveals what magic circle trainee life is like

Busy rush hour commutes, free breakfast, two mobile phones and getting to grips with time recording

Nov 19 2019 10:51am

My journey from trainee to partner

Baker McKenzie’s Jeremy Levy looks back at his path to partnership

Jul 4 2019 2:14pm

How to survive the supervisor from hell

A junior solicitor reflects on the sadism lurking within City law firms

Jul 13 2017 9:26am

Chelsea FC-mad corporate lawyer tells Liverpool fans to ‘crawl back to your horrible Merseyside home’

Partner at London office of US firm latest to be caught out by YouTube and Twitter

Nov 3 2015 3:13pm

Exposed: mysterious lawyer charting conquests in sex autobiography is ex-Herbert Smith and Clyde & Co

Exclusive: Twitter slip-up sees solicitor's identity uncovered by Legal Cheek following anonymous Mail Online article

May 18 2015 12:20pm

Now it’s time for top City partners to go into the age-guessing mincer

Have a guess, how old do you reckon the guvnor is …?

May 7 2015 3:42pm