Tag: Politicians

Mishcon to host ‘in conversation’ with Matt Hancock

No appearance fee for former health sec, London firm confirms

Feb 10 2023 10:56am

Suella Braverman bags top job in Truss government

From giving out prizes at the Legal Cheek awards to Home Sec

Sep 7 2022 12:07pm

Partygate: Justice Committee chair submits letter of no-confidence in PM

'Those of us who set the rules have a particular responsibility to stick to them ourselves', says former criminal barrister Sir Bob Neill

May 30 2022 10:01am

Can lawyers be leaders?

Not so, says Boris -- much to the annoyance of lawyers

Jan 27 2022 11:20am

‘Oh Lords, take a leaf from the lawyers’ standards’

In the wake of that Lord Kilclooney 'Indian' tweet, mature law student Laurence Cooper casts a critical eye over parliamentary standards

Nov 18 2020 9:17am

Former Hill Dickinson solicitor leading race to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour Leader

Rebecca Long-Bailey also worked for Pinsent Masons and the now defunct Halliwells

Dec 16 2019 8:59am

Law and politics: Is the romance finally over?

Fewer MPs have a background in law

Jul 29 2019 9:12am

Did Rochman Landau Solicitor Use Firm Computer To Describe Himself As ‘UK’s Barack Obama’ On His Wikipedia Page?

Lawyers with political ambitions, beware… It has been revealed today that a Wikipedia description of...

Apr 11 2013 1:32pm

Why Law Students Should Probably Not Tweet About Killing Politicians

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. Indeed, among some people opposed...

Apr 8 2013 9:36am

ADVICE: ‘My Writer Husband Is Demanding That I Do a Justine Thornton’

Dear Auntie Em, Since the Labour Party conference earlier this month, my husband has been...

Oct 18 2012 1:20pm

Black History Month At The Law Society, Featuring Convicted Expenses Cheat Baron Taylor of Warwick

As the Law Society’s Black History Month celebrations got underway on Monday, it was a...

Oct 17 2012 11:28am

All 3 Previous Non-Lawyer Lord Chancellors Ended Up In Tower Of London, Lord Chief Justice Tells Chris Grayling

Chris Grayling, the new hard-line Lord Chancellor, isn’t the kind of guy who naturally elicits...

Oct 2 2012 9:29am