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Sweary lawyer faces possible ban from the profession
Allegedly called prosecutor a "bleep" and a "bleepin' bleep" ... read more > (1 comment)
Herbert Smith Freehills opens a ‘pop-up’ office
Sounds cool, but actually it's a law firm doing law stuff ... read more > (1 comment)
New Zealand lawyer guilty of misconduct for "threats of menace"
Leaves the "passive", out of passive-aggressive correspondence ... read more >
Dodgy solicitor of the week: struck-off for $60k misconduct.
Lawyer turns trust account into his own personal piggy bank ... read more >
New Zealand lawyer convicted of Class A drug offences
Tried to convince court that meth was used for medicinal purposes ... read more >
Associate struck off for claiming relatives had died to repay LPC debts
Defrauded train companies before "self-imposed exile" in Australia ... read more > (6 comments)
30% of lawyers in India are fake, says Chairman of Bar Council
Mass exercise underway to clean up the profession ... read more >
Herbies partner rails against gruesome fag packet pics
Big Tobacco’s lawyer tells Australia the warnings could spread to junk food ... read more > (3 comments)
Trowers & Hamlins' foreign profits drop 96% to £100k
As students complain of seriously budget vac scheme ... read more > (3 comments)
Australian firm to charge graduates A$22,000 for work
Project manager tries to defend the position to RoF ... read more > (3 comments)
Tokyo Court permits adultery for business purposes
Judge says a bit of sexy time with a hostess doesn't harm the marriage ... read more >
Crime of the week - entire road stolen by thieves in China
Baffled villager reports crime two weeks later ... read more >
Hogan Lovells launches in Australia with partner divorce plan
Husband and wife team to work 2,000 miles apart ... read more >
Australian lawyer struck off for swindling elderly client
Branded “disgraceful and dishonourable” by tribunal ... read more >
Adultery made legal in South Korea
... by coincidence, shares in condoms rocket ... read more >
NZ lawyer struck off for ripping off sports club
Is made to run 15 times round the pitch ... read more >