Tag: Politics

Barrister takes shadow justice role in Labour reshuffle

Shabana Mahmood replaces Steve Reed who takes over rural affairs

Sep 5 2023 8:57am

Solicitor aims to become first ‘AI-powered MP’

Andrew Gray hopes tech-focused approach will lead to election success

Jul 19 2023 9:17am

Justice Sec Dominic Raab resigns in wake of bullying report

Claims 'adverse findings are flawed and set a dangerous precedent'

Apr 21 2023 11:02am

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

Who’s in the running for the top legal jobs in the new government?

Legal Cheek speculates over who the new Lord Chancellor and Attorney General might be

Sep 5 2022 8:01am

‘Pay criminal barristers properly’, says PM hopeful Nadhim Zahawi

New Chancellor wins place in next round of leadership contest, along with AG Braverman and law grad Badenoch

Jul 13 2022 8:04am

Should ex-magic circle man Raab become caretaker PM?

Question mark over whether Boris will stay until Autumn

Jul 7 2022 11:45am

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

Law graduate who came 76/85 in his class set to become world’s most powerful person

Joe Biden gives hope to struggling law students across the globe

Nov 6 2020 2:22pm

The lawyer who could be the first female US President

Joe Biden's running mate Kamala Harris is the California senator and served as the state's attorney general

Aug 12 2020 11:38am

Cabinet reshuffle: Attorney General Geoffrey Cox gets the sack

Barrister resigns 'at the PM's request'

Feb 13 2020 1:11pm

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

Retired judge calls for political subjects to be removed from law degrees

Politicised topics like criminology and diversity law should be reserved for postgraduate study

Jan 7 2020 8:51am

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

Boris’ cabinet cull sees barrister Buckland land Lord Chancellor role

Former justice minister replaces David Gauke, joining host of other lawyers in BoJo's cabinet

Jul 25 2019 10:19am

Lord Chancellor David Gauke prepares to quit cabinet over Boris Johnson’s no deal Brexit promise

Former City lawyer will reportedly hand in resignation on Wednesday

Jul 22 2019 1:00pm

Former Macfarlanes solicitor is the new Lord Chancellor

Top government legal post occupied by a lawyer again

Jan 8 2018 5:43pm