Tag: COVID-19

Number of law students joining lost learning group action more than doubles in two months

Over 4,500 now signed up to Covid and strike claim

Jan 31 2023 9:21am

UCL law student recognised in New Year Honours List

Zakaria Dada awarded a British Empire Medal for community efforts during Covid-19, and tells Legal Cheek of his appreciation

Jan 5 2023 10:15am

Covid: Over 2,000 law students join group action over lost learning

Major legal claim follows widespread disruption to lectures, seminars and exams

Nov 25 2022 9:24am

The changing legal landscape: How will it affect aspiring lawyers?

Former barrister turned ULaw Deputy Vice-Chancellor Law, Professor Peter Crisp, looks at some of the key issues impacting those seeking to enter the legal profession, ahead of next week’s Legal Cheek-ULaw Summer Virtual Vacation Scheme

Jul 1 2022 11:30am

From the 2008 financial crisis to Covid: My career as a capital markets lawyer

Willkie Farr & Gallagher partner Jennifer Tait traces her career from the financial crisis to the ‘new normal’

Oct 6 2021 2:39pm

‘I completed my training contract remotely while pregnant’

Skylar McKeith reflects on an ‘eventful’ past year and a half

Oct 5 2021 11:58am

How to build real connections in a virtual world — a junior lawyer’s perspective

Mishcon associate Simona Corcoz reflects on bonding with her new team amidst the pandemic and shares advice based on what she learnt along the way

Sep 22 2021 10:31am

Debevoise follows MoFo with London office vaccine mandate

New policy applies to staff and visitors 💉

Sep 14 2021 8:53am

Get jabbed before office return, MoFo tells London lawyers

First law firm to publicly mandate vaccine policy in UK office

Aug 26 2021 10:44am

Get jabbed before coming to the office, US firms tell lawyers

Davis Polk and Ropes & Gray to disable ID cards of unvaccinated employees, reports claim

Aug 6 2021 9:16am

City law firm donates £2 million profit slice to Covid charities

Simmons & Simmons cash contribution follows solid financial results

Jul 22 2021 9:34am

Bar course pass rates drop 18% during pandemic

Just 10% of BPTC grads started pupillage in 2020-21, new stats show

Jul 16 2021 10:24am

Law degrees: the saving grace for UK universities?

LexisNexis’ Sarah Hallowell explains just how vital law courses are to the post-Covid higher education sector

Jul 13 2021 12:02pm

Weil dishes out £8k Covid bonuses to NQ lawyers

Extra cash for trainees and associates too

Jun 14 2021 9:34am

GDL student numbers jumped by over a fifth during the pandemic

Covid disruption and SQE replacement contributing factors, report finds

Jun 3 2021 11:06am