Tag: Journalists

Top criminal law professor’s tweet calling out Daily Mail Jo Cox headline goes viral

Tabloid reporting branded ‘disgusting’ by Twitterati

Nov 25 2016 9:32am

How Jihadi John journalist used law degree and barrister training to kick-start his career

University of Westminster grad credits LLB and bar course with putting him on road to success

Feb 11 2016 9:34am

I left Daily Telegraph over editorial standards too, reveals top law hack Joshua Rozenberg

Admission from UK’s most loved legal affairs commentator follows Peter Oborne's high-profile resignation from paper

Feb 20 2015 9:35am

The strange tale of the fake legal journalist

There’s an assumption that the journalists who churn out copy on behalf of corporate-owned legal...

May 2 2013 1:28pm

New Statesman Readers Slam ‘Insolent Bloody Human Rights Lawyers’ Following ‘Shyster’ Barrister’s Pro-Human Rights Blog

Yes, that’s New Statesman readers… 1 Crown Office Row barrister Adam Wagner, who also edits...

Mar 5 2013 1:36pm

Court Reporter Suppresses Giggles As She Describes Martial Arts Shopping Trolley Fight That Led To Cowboy Hat Urination Incident

Irish court correspondent Ursula McCarthy has somehow managed to (just about) keep it together as...

Jan 16 2013 3:35pm

Top Ten Funniest #Leveson Tweets

Amid the Twitter storm of earnest pontification which greeted the publication of Lord Justice Leveson’s...

Nov 29 2012 5:10pm

BROKEN: Legal Journo Tests Boundaries Of Meaning With ‘BREAKING’ News Merger Tweet

Yesterday at 5:17pm – a full three hours and 16 minutes after the announcement had been...

Nov 15 2012 9:13am

Interview: How To Become a Legal Commentator

Last Thursday, for the first time in ages, I bought a copy of The Times....

Nov 7 2012 11:20am

‘The Chances You Don’t Take Are The Ones You Regret’

Ed note: This is the first in a series of posts where leading members of...

Oct 26 2012 10:20am

For The Millionth Time, It’s MiddlesBROUGH! – London Lawyer Named And Shamed By Two Local Newspapers For Spelling Town’s Name Wrong

Adam Chapman, the head of public law at top London firm Kingsley Napley, has found...

Sep 25 2012 10:05am

Taking The Piss Out Of Judges To Be Legalised

At Legal Cheek, we enjoy taking the piss out of judges. Especially when they appear...

Aug 13 2012 3:35pm

The Hazards Of Law Blogging When You’re Married To Boris

On Thursday, 1 Crown Office Row barrister Marina Wheeler wrote a post for the UK...

May 21 2012 9:10am

Berwin Leighton Paisner Trainee Posed as Evening Standard Journalist To Obtain Info In Olympics Dispute, Say Protesters

A trainee solicitor at Berwin Leighton Paisner has been reported to the Solicitors Regulation Authority...

May 4 2012 9:54am

#RoundMyKitchenTable: Orwell Prize Shortlisted Law Blogger Milly Bancroft On The Rise Of The New Media Set

On Tuesday, legal blogger Amanda “Milly” Bancroft found out, via Twitter, that she’d made the...

Apr 27 2012 1:58pm

Radio 4 Legal Show ‘Law in Action’ Hit By BBC Cuts

Law in Action, the long-running Radio 4 legal programme, is to have its funding scaled...

Apr 2 2012 8:52am

The Times Mistakenly Features Barrister In Story – And 2 Days Later Still Hasn’t Removed Her Name

On Monday, Lucy Reed, a barrister at St John’s Chambers in Bristol, was surprised to...

Mar 28 2012 8:33am

Times Law 100: It’s Oxbridge-Educated White Men And Shami Chakrabarti, Again!

Another year, another list of the UK’s top 100 lawyers by The Times. And once...

Mar 15 2012 1:32pm