Tag: Politics

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

UKIP’s new logo is uncomfortably similar to BPP’s

Law school will be thrilled -- and not short of access to trademark advice

Sep 29 2017 2:55pm

Top QC renews attack on EU judges, days after husband BoJo’s controversial Brexit piece

Marina Wheeler may upset colleagues at One Crown Office Row

Sep 21 2017 1:22pm

‘I moved to the UK and was appalled by its immigration system, now I’m fighting for reform’

All students should study immigration law, argues Durham prof

Aug 22 2017 9:10am

‘I’m the person behind the Liz Truss and David Lidington parody accounts’

The mystery tweeter has a legal and political background

Jul 20 2017 9:59am

An open letter to the new Lord Chancellor from Joshua Rozenberg

David Lidington can learn from Liz Truss’ mistakes

Jun 19 2017 10:42am

General election: Human Rights Act ‘safer now than it has been for years’, says top LSE human rights professor Conor Gearty

Exclusive: Conor Gearty tells Legal Cheek why he thinks our rights are secure under brand new Tory-led coalition

Jun 9 2017 4:11pm

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

Shearman & Sterling lawyers look beyond General Election to the main event: Brexit

The real challenges will come once May v Corbyn battle is over

Jun 8 2017 9:50am

Lawyers divided: Has Theresa May made a U-turn on human rights?

Keeping the Human Rights Act is a Tory manifesto pledge

Jun 7 2017 12:01pm

There are rumours that Education Secretary Justine Greening will be our next Lord Chancellor

A straight swap with Liz Truss? Joshua Rozenberg and LBC’s Iain Dale speculate

Jun 7 2017 10:24am

Politics ‘governs the very air that we breathe’, says former property litigator hoping to topple Jacob Rees-Mogg MP

Green Party candidate talks politics, her time studying law at Oxford, and her law firm being targeted by terrorists

Jun 7 2017 9:08am

Snap election series: Once fighting for labour rights, now a Lib Dem candidate

Law graduate who once championed miners' rights in South Africa begins new life canvassing on the streets of east London

Jun 5 2017 9:05am

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

Law, politics and the City

Ahead of the Legal Cheek and Shearman & Sterling General Election debate on Monday, Tim Waterson explains how an early interest in politics set him up for life in the corporate finance fast lane

Jun 1 2017 9:02am