Tag: Solicitors

Through Gritted Teeth: Aussie Lawyers Tell Of Delight At Firm’s ‘Merger’ With London Giant Ashurst In £1Million Ad Campaign

To promote its recent tie-up with Australian law firm Blake Dawson, City giant Ashurst has...

Apr 5 2012 11:02am

City Lawyer In Dog Murder Stalking Riddle

Baffled police are attempting to figure out why Graeme Francis, a solicitor at Keystone Law,...

Mar 22 2012 3:53pm

Trainee Solicitors Could Earn Just £5,408 a Year If Minimum Wage Scrapped

Trainee solicitors could be re-classified as apprentices – and see their salaries tumble to just...

Mar 22 2012 12:57pm

‘He Told Me He Was a Human Rights Lawyer…’

Legal Cheek’s new online dating correspondent InkSplinter on the evening she found out that pensions...

Mar 20 2012 1:55pm

Times Law 100: It’s Oxbridge-Educated White Men And Shami Chakrabarti, Again!

Another year, another list of the UK’s top 100 lawyers by The Times. And once...

Mar 15 2012 1:32pm

EXCLUSIVE: Freshfields Celebrates International Women’s Day With Cake-Baking Competition

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, which has one of the lowest percentages of female partners (12%) of...

Mar 9 2012 1:28pm

Fashion Law: It’s Booming, Darling

Jobless LPC students and law graduates, have you considered fashion law? Suddenly, everyone seems to...

Mar 7 2012 3:57pm

Does Chelsea’s City Lawyer Chairman Know What He’s Doing?

Meet Bruce Buck (pictured left), the Chelsea FC chairman, member of Roman Abramovich’s inner circle,...

Mar 7 2012 11:45am

Lunch with Legal Cheek: Mark Stephens

You can change the world through law, star media lawyer Mark Stephens tells Emily Jupp,...

Mar 6 2012 1:59pm

Has Training Contract Gloom Become Self-Reinforcing?

The atmosphere of negativity in the legal profession towards graduate recruitment is getting out of...

Mar 1 2012 2:28pm

Personal Injury: It’s a Massive Laugh!

Paul Rooney, the personal injury law firm, has launched a comedy video advert to flog...

Feb 16 2012 10:53am

How To Win Clients As A Junior Lawyer

Writing under the pseudonym ‘Evan Richards’, an up-and-coming London corporate lawyer explains how to get...

Feb 13 2012 10:45am

Psychoanalysis Corner: What ‘Spit Roast’ Email Says About Shamed City Boys

Alex Aldridge extracts the cries for help beneath the ‘G4 Tour Rules’ drafted by Shearman...

Feb 10 2012 10:40am

Solicitor Wows YouTube With Rap Video

Steve Wilson, a partner in the accident and injury claims team at Sills & Betteridge...

Feb 9 2012 1:06pm

AUNTIE EM’S HOMESPUN ADVICE FOR LAWYERS: Learning the office politics game

Follow @emilyjupp Dear Auntie Em, I’ve started recently as a trainee at a law firm...

Feb 1 2012 10:32am

Barrister’s Error Sees Torturers Escape Jail

As the case of fake kidnap solicitor Francis Bridgeman (pictured) illustrates, lawyers sometimes make big,...

Jan 23 2012 5:07pm

#RoundMyKitchenTable: Twork Experience, Fairy Tales & City Lawyer Fat Cats

Earlier this week, law student David Woodall set out some etiquette for asking lawyers for...

Jan 20 2012 10:26am

AUNTIE EM’S HOMESPUN ADVICE FOR LAWYERS: I wish I’d never started the LPC

Hi Auntie Em, I’m midway through the Legal Practice Course (LPC), having just reconvened after...

Jan 19 2012 2:05pm

City Law Bonuses Reach £35K – but Brazilian lawyer earnings exceed UK counterparts

It’s often forgotten that City lawyers get bonuses. But a survey released today shows average...

Jan 19 2012 12:10am

I Spy With My Little Eye Something Beginning with ‘L’

Not many lawyer job adverts feature sentences like this: “Discretion is vital. You should not...

Jan 17 2012 4:05pm

Morning Round-Up: Tuesday 17 January

File-sharing ACS Law solicitor fined and suspended – PC Pro Baroness Eaton urges re-think of...

Jan 17 2012 8:58am