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Oxford trumps Cambridge in world law school rankings, again
Eight UK institutions land top 50 slots, a drop on last year's results
My 2:1 stopped me from becoming a top barrister, argues solicitor as he sues Oxford University
Faiz Siddiqui wants £1 million in damages for lost bar dream
Revealed: Nearly 60% of rookie barristers did their undergraduate degree at Oxbridge
The 2016-17 Chambers Most List – released today – makes for sobering reading for wannabe lawyers at lesser unis
Legal Cheek talks… comments
Katie King and Tom Connelly go below the line and respond to the readers
Research: Over 70% of top judges and barristers are privately educated or Oxbridge
Little progress on social mobility at Bar for quarter of a century
Charlotte Proudman blames uni drinking societies for lack of women lawyers
High profile junior barrister says boozey bonding blocks female influence -- but figures suggest other causes may be to blame
Cambridge law student seeks to track down Pride barrister so he can make work experience plea
Bar hopeful is offering cake in return for information
Advice: ‘I met my conditions for Durham, but my grades are good enough for me to re-apply to Oxbridge’
Last week I received this email from an A-level student who is considering taking a...
‘Much Of What I Thought I Knew, And What Other People Had Told Me, Would Turn Out To Be Wrong’
Ed note: This is the latest post in the ‘If I knew then what I...
Goodbye Solicitor And Barrister, Hello ‘Legal Process Analyst’ – Review: ‘Tomorrow’s Lawyers’ By Richard Susskind
As you’d expect, the inquiries Professor Richard Susskind encourages legal hopefuls to make in the ‘Questions...
‘I Look Forward To Meeting You On 31 Sept As Well’: Cambridge Law Student Taunts ‘Sloppy’ Law Firm Grad Recruiters
As a strategy to land a job, Sebastian Salek’s decision to pen an article for...
‘We Must End Oxbridge’s Stranglehold On The Bar And Look Instead To The Russell Group’
OccupyTheInns argues that the recent increase of Oxbridge representation among pupil barristers is bad news...
Knowing Me Alan Partridge, Knowing You Norfolk Poly: Why Cheesy £350 UCAS Statements Will Only Take You So Far
Yesterday The Observer announced it had “discovered” that sixth-formers are paying up to £350 for...
‘Ditch University Snobbery’, Says Lawyer-Turned-MP Whose Oxford AND Cambridge Degrees Helped Him Net Linklaters Job
There’s more evidence of the do-as-I-say-not-as-I-do mentality that is coming to define this government in...
ADVICE: Are Big Law Firms Still Old Boys’ Clubs?
I received this email from a prospective Open University law student the other day… My...
Persuading The Law School Turkeys To Vote For Christmas
Yesterday I urged the assembled luminaries at the Westminster Legal Policy Forum to do something...
Michael Mansfield QC: ‘The Johnny Depp Of The Legal World’
“Radical; vegetarian; socialist. These three words are rarely used in conjunction with lawyers, but these...
Do Trainees And Pupils ‘Contribute Nothing’?
At 2.30pm yesterday Legal Cheek editor Alex Aldridge was beginning to panic. The arranged guest...
A Letter To My 18 Year-Old Oxbridge-Hating Self
Sarah Gillbe, who skipped uni to work as a legal secretary before becoming a solicitor,...