Tag: Labour

Labour reshuffle: Former law textbook publisher appointed shadow justice secretary

Steve Reed replaces David Lammy who is promoted to shadow foreign sec

Nov 30 2021 10:38am

Legal aid: Are City lawyers best placed to plug the gap?

Shadow Justice Sec David Lammy's suggestion BigLaw should up pro bono efforts prompts split on Twitter

Sep 29 2021 11:38am

Wannabe Keir Starmers can live in his old student house in Leeds with two other law students

Recreate likely Labour leader-to-be’s university life

Feb 18 2020 12:52pm

It’s all about barrister v solicitor as Labour leadership contest gathers pace

Age-old divide rears its head in latest political battle

Feb 10 2020 9:41am

Labour to create 200-strong army of social welfare lawyers with £18 million training fund

Corbyn-led government also aims to restore legal aid cuts within first 100 days

Sep 23 2019 11:11am
Barriters wigs gowns

Labour would stop BPTC ‘racket’ run by ‘profiteers’

Let Inns offer the vocational course, says shadow attorney-general Baroness Chakrabarti

Nov 26 2018 10:52am
Labour Party Legal aid

Labour conference round-up: Party says it will open law centres and raises concerns over digitisation of justice

Legal aid is a 'pillar of the welfare state', says shadow justice minister

Sep 26 2018 4:32pm

Labour law lead could back illegal strike

Shadow justice secretary Richard Burgon won’t say whether he backs unlawful action

Sep 12 2017 11:54am

Election survey: Law students overwhelmingly back Labour

Latest Legal Cheek poll reveals even lawyers are giving the Conservatives the cold shoulder

Jun 8 2017 10:34am

Snap election series: Moving from City law to politics means working longer hours for less money

But magic circle solicitor turned Labour MP hopeful Bilal Mahmood says it’s his calling

Jun 1 2017 1:31pm

Legal aid in, tuition fees out: Labour’s leaked manifesto

Jeremy Corbyn promises the world

May 11 2017 1:29pm

Law students and rookie lawyers set to vote Lib Dem on 8 June

Legal Cheek snap election survey reveals Labour are out of favour

Apr 18 2017 5:12pm

Law student undergrads are more Tory than law student postgrads

But a Legal Cheek survey reveals practising lawyers would vote Liberal Democrats if an election was called tomorrow

Mar 24 2017 9:11am

Shami Chakrabarti accused of hypocrisy for sending son to £18,000-a-year private school

Woman tipped to become next shadow attorney general appears to fly in face of Labour’s stance on selective education

Oct 3 2016 12:15pm

‘Is you on crack or somethin’?’ Judge Foskett could topple Corbyn on Thursday after hearing

Ali G’s one-time agent brings case which could see Labour leader required to get nominations to stand in election

Jul 27 2016 9:50am

Now Corbyn’s talking about a legal challenge

Lawyers disagree on the internal procedures for electing Labour’s next leader

Jul 11 2016 2:47pm

Andy Burnham bids to battle Corbyn by being friend to legal aid lawyers

Leadership election manifesto of former health secretary calls for a review of recent cuts

Aug 4 2015 9:33am