Tag: RoundMyKitchenTable

The law students providing legal advice to the Silicon Roundabout

What's it like advising east London tech entrepreneurs about the law?

Mar 11 2014 11:40am

Has an Oxbridge law degree lost its value?

Final year Cambridge law students Zahra Mashhood and Loviisa Langdon consider the impact of recent moves by the legal profession to draw graduates from a wider pool.

Feb 12 2014 12:07pm

Interview: Law student facing exclusion from Sussex Uni will draw upon Occupy legal challenge to fuel barrister dream

Most law students would consider the prospect of being excluded by their university to be a nightmare. But not Michael Segalov.

Jan 30 2014 8:54am

Can an Oxbridge law degree put you off becoming a lawyer?

Earlier this week a leaked email revealed that law students were the worst performers at...

Jan 16 2014 12:20pm

Interview: Glamour model and law student Vanessa Knowles on her quest to bag a training contract

In autumn we reported on the glamour model who has used an Amazon Wishlist, and...

Jan 7 2014 9:41am

Podcast: Do you have a better chance of landing a training contract if you do your law degree in London?

The growing separation between recovering London and the struggling rest of the country poses an...

Dec 12 2013 1:43pm

Podcast: How barristers can make an impact on social mobility

We gathered together Young Barristers’ Committee chair Hannah Kinch, Citizenship Foundation programme manager Paul Bower...

Dec 4 2013 1:01pm

What do Bar graduates think of the new Inns of Court scheme to create ‘dozens’ of extra pupillages next year?

The new Inns of Court subsidy scheme to help publicly-funded chambers offer more pupillages caused...

Nov 7 2013 12:41pm

Exclusive interview: Founder of Facebook sensation ‘Things Law Students Don’t Say’ reveals all (apart from his identity)

If the Midlands-based LLB student behind ‘Things Law Students Don’t Say’ was to mobilise the...

Oct 3 2013 11:39am

Podcast: ‘Should I call off my hunt for a training contract?’

A year after finishing the Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Queen Mary University of London...

Sep 24 2013 1:27pm

Podcast: Hard-working Generation Y puts Xers to shame — but will the graft pay off?

Once upon a time, when higher education was free and jobs plentiful, a generation of...

Sep 3 2013 1:02pm

Podcast: What sexy law-related careers are there other than the Bar?

Like many young hopefuls, Thomas Connelly and Nathan Akhavan-Moossavi both found themselves drawn to the...

Aug 23 2013 9:06am

Podcast: Could doing something outrageous help you get a training contract?

Cambridge law student Sebastian Salek (pictured above left with Legal Cheek‘s Tom Webb and Kevin...

Aug 16 2013 9:04am

Could the legal aid reforms improve life for baby barristers?

It’s a confusing time for future legal aid barristers. On Friday a lucky few obtained...

Aug 6 2013 2:18pm

How anonymous social media sensations can avoid getting sued

Amid the thrills of YourBarristerBoyfriend’s sensational arrival on the scene last week, there were —...

Jul 22 2013 12:22pm

Obscenity Lawyer: How to create a niche doing something you’re passionate about

As you’d expect, Myles Jackman – aka “Obscenity Lawyer” – has some great stories. My...

May 24 2013 11:21am

How to write a successful law blog – and land a job off the back of it

As Hardwicke Building found out last week, lawyers who enjoy writing in their free time...

May 14 2013 1:46pm

Podcast: Why Wannabe Barristers Should Do Their Time As Paralegals Before Doing The BPTC

The path from the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) to paralegal purgatory is a well...

Apr 12 2013 2:15pm

He’s Got 284 Law Student Problems But A Twitter Follower Shortage Ain’t One

In just two months, with a mere 284 tweets, anonymous law student ‘LawVicissitudes’ has taken...

Apr 5 2013 2:09pm

Is law really ‘very well suited to flexible working’?

Earlier this month Law Society chief Lucy Scott-Moncrieff caused some raised eyebrows when she claimed...

Mar 19 2013 2:12pm

Exclusive: Attorney General responds to Bar anger at his ‘foolish’ barristers comment

Legal Cheek‘s Kevin Poulter has just asked Attorney General Dominic Grieve what he meant by...

Mar 14 2013 12:54pm