Meet the Lambo-driving criminal law solicitor with over 100k followers on TikTok
Akhmed Yakoob tells Legal Cheek how he cultivated his online following
‘Our criminal justice system is quite literally being held together by duct tape — action is needed now’
Fundamental change is required to avoid a ‘complete collapse’, warns solicitor advocate Ben Brown
Law Society warns aspiring criminal solicitors they’re ‘highly unlikely’ to earn ‘reasonable’ income following ‘real-terms cut’ on legal aid fees
Government chooses not follow 15% minimum rise recommendation
Criminal solicitor to share comical tales of the justice system at Edinburgh Fringe
Shit Lawyer is ‘a manifesto for change’, says Abigail Rolling
Criminal law not an attractive long-term career, say 81% of junior lawyers
Low pay 👎 long hours 👎 poor work-life balance 👎
Top criminal chambers pledge support for ‘no returns’ as barrister action begins
Move comes in response to ‘unacceptably low’ legal aid fees
Criminal barristers vote to take action if government does not increase legal aid
‘Justice system on its knees’, say bar leaders
This pic of the MoJ’s Xmas tree hasn’t gone down well with criminal lawyers
‘Utterly detached from the reality’, wrote one barrister on Twitter, as crumbling courts and case backlogs continue to blight justice system
25 Bedford Row barristers to star in new Channel 4 documentary
The Defenders airs from spring
Ex-Love Islander sets sights on career as criminal lawyer
From Boohoo brand deals to legal aid work for St Mary’s Uni law grad Tyler Cruickshank?
Meet the law students having second thoughts about criminal practice
Many are still keen on crime but very aware of ‘atrocious’ pay and conditions
Do law students still fancy a life in crime?
Low pay, long hours and a crumbling justice system could be putting off the next generation of criminal lawyers
Why Elon Musk’s pigs are a legal headache
Bristol University student and future trainee William Holmes explores the challenges ahead for brain-computer interface (BCI) systems
Furloughed solicitor launches lockdown cookie business
Sarah King juggles baking sweet treats alongside criminal casework 🍪
A life of crime
Chris Daw QC on life at the bar, his newly released book and venture into ‘vlawging’
‘Rough sex’ defence ban: A step in the right direction
Few argue that the Domestic Abuse Bill will settle disagreements on consent in law, but fruitful discussions cannot begin where there is no agreed starting point
Could COVID-19 spit attacks amount to constructive manslaughter?
Birmingham University law student Anna Hayes considers the cases of Trevor Belle and Belly Mujinga
Cummings and goings: Did Dom break the law?
Criminal barrister Syam Soni casts a legal eye over Durham saga
COVID-19: Could PPE shortages amount to corporate manslaughter?
A ‘herculean effort’ has been exerted to increase the availability of protective gear for frontline NHS staff — but should more have been done sooner, and if so, who is accountable?
Keele University law lecturer channels inner Eminem in criminal law rap
‘Intention! It gives me tension! Too many cases to mention!’ ?
Private school kids continue to dominate corporate law
‘Much more work to be done’, says SRA chief