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Exclusive: Redundancies at Hogan Lovells
Woe is support staff ... read more > (6 comments)
Dechert refuses to release trainee retention numbers
Scaredypants US firm hides crappy results ... read more >
Squire Patton Boggs loses battle for its name with Chinese company
Fake site features trolling so cold you will feel sorry for SPB ... read more > (2 comments)
Bond Dickinson gouged by judge for 2,000 page bundle
For bonus points it "buried" the salient point in the wrong place ... read more > (1 comment)
Shafted KWM staff win £1m employment tribunal claim
After ignoring legal advice, gamble pays off ... read more > (4 comments)
Former UEA law lecturer sentenced for paedophilic photos
"We thought he was creepy", says ex-student ... read more >
Jones Day lawyer enters Guinness Book of Records for 3 piece suit marathon
It is ruined ... read more > (3 comments)
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Swivel on it says firm ... read more >
Exclusive: Linklaters in terrorist scare lockdown
Police called over suspect package of white powder ... read more > (6 comments)
Exclusive: Slater and Gordon accused of confidential staff info leak
Pay, exit interviews and more slapped out for all to see. Oops ... read more > (6 comments)
Exclusive: Pinsent Masons placing all secretaries at risk of redundancy
Axing over 100 staff ... read more > (6 comments)
Exclusive: Eversheds strong-arms reluctant staff onto LGBT committee
Where's the pride, people ... read more > (4 comments)
BLP retains just 67% of trainees and refuses to reveal how many got offers
Just have to guess then ... read more > (2 comments)
Law student who was "investigated for mocking ISIS" is exonerated
Aiming for a first in tying liberals in knots ... read more > (9 comments)
Exclusive: Firm offers chance to "ham it up" in court, employed "monkey"
Excellent job ad goes heavy on the craic ... read more > (4 comments)
The RoF Blogs
RoF's mea culpa ... read more >
Exclusive: SRA asks ‘super-exam’ providers for impossible credit rating
Only Microsoft and Johnson & Johnson can train UK’s lawyers ... read more > (12 comments)
Exclusive: DLA Piper accidentally publishes its own lawyers' salaries
It worked so well for the BBC ... read more > (10 comments)
Linklaters sued for professional negligence by Arsenal FC executive
Litigious rampage ensnares Magic Circle firm ... read more > (5 comments)
Law Society on trial for promoting fraudster
Master conman wangled way into Find A Solicitor database ... read more > (6 comments)
Exclusive: CMS lawyer rages over firm's coffee
Move oolong, nothing to tea here ... read more > (8 comments)
Bonkers website: Firm with unlikely sideline in monster trucks
They're ace ... read more > (1 comment)
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Terrible court sketches ... read more >
Trainee retention round up - Travers Smith and BLM Law post good results
And an Eversheds Sutherland trainee who isn't being kept on refuses to work long hours ... read more > (8 comments)
DAC Beachcroft criticised by judge over blackmail
Sit on the naughty step ... read more > (7 comments)
Slater & Gordon abandons UK operation
Australian firm finally breaks from UK ... read more > (10 comments)
Trainee given suspended jail sentence for pretending to be a solicitor
Ripped off immigrants ... read more > (4 comments)
Solicitor suspended for "despicable" anti-Semitism
And handed a £25,000 fine ... read more > (7 comments)
QC victorious in court over £85 parking ticket
One in the eye for ParkingEye ... read more > (5 comments)
Exclusive - typo of the week from Crowdy & Rose
It's still just about the silly season ... read more >
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Mouse sighting and a dodgy coat of arms ... read more >
Retention update results by HogLove, Eversheds and White & Case
Stellar results by the three firms ... read more > (1 comment)
Linklaters escapes prosecution after de-instructing itself
Show of integrity saves its bacon ... read more > (11 comments)
Exclusive - law firm salesman in outstanding expletive Facebook meltdown
You f***ing retard! ... read more > (12 comments)
Exclusive: GDL and LPC funding withheld for Welsh Students
Law schools point finger of blame at Welsh government ... read more > (4 comments)
SRA rebukes another solicitor over Christmas party shame
Three in a month ... read more > (4 comments)
Law lecturer convicted of potty-mouth air-rage
May or may not be going to Durham University ... read more > (2 comments)
Bonkers law firm website: Victoria Flawless and The Summoner
Perfect for stunted clients! ... read more > (2 comments)
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Rubbish freebies and terrible trainees ... read more >
Exclusive: Howard Kennedy discriminated against partner with cancer
And now its Managing Partner has vanished ... read more > (18 comments)
Macfarlanes flies, Stewarts worst so far: Trainee retention rate round-up
Mighty to measly retention rates ... read more > (10 comments)
Exclusive: Classy firm uses Grenfell as money-making opportunity
Too soon ... read more > (7 comments)
Exclusive: BLM checks bins after fired staffer accused of shredding docs
Fun times ... read more > (43 comments)
Exclusive: Firm begs for rotten chicken work
Desperate marketing 2 ... read more > (3 comments)
Fantastic jury transcripts reveal contempt for fraudster
Over 200 potential jurors dismissed as they agree, "He looks like a dick" ... read more > (10 comments)
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Daily Mail law firm shocka ... read more >
Exclusive: London firm offers trainees £10,000 salary
Claims it was a clerical error ... read more > (26 comments)
Exclusive: Shearman admits error as Freshfields bombs on trainee retention
And Forsters new NQs must throw a themed party ... read more > (4 comments)
200 ex-KWM staff offered less than £4k each for breach
Small consolation ... read more >
Exclusive: Carter Ruck, Orrick, Shoosmiths and more in joke award shame
All must have prizes! ... read more > (9 comments)
Exclusive: Hill Dickinson insurance team moving to Keoghs
Mass migration fun time ... read more > (50 comments)
Norton Rose partner tore down my Nelson Mandela postcard claims suing rival
She also alleges that NRF asked her firm to fire her before their merger ... read more > (2 comments)
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Behind the scenes at RollOnFriday, also legal nonsense ... read more >
Exclusive: Linklaters lads email cc-ed to female partner, goes viral
Arrrrrgh ... read more > (37 comments)
Exclusive: Plexus is leasing its entire London office without telling staff
Tries to fob off RollOnFriday by claiming it’s just “empty space” ... read more > (15 comments)
Exclusive: Troubled Slater & Gordon plans to axe dozens of UK lawyers
New hedgie overlords make their mark ... read more > (5 comments)
Exclusive: Norton Rose Fulbright raises salaries for all junior lawyers
Hits back at claim it awarded selective rises ... read more > (2 comments)
KWM closes hardship fund for shafted staff
But it's all a bit of a mystery ... read more >
Exclusive: Weil in rare low 50% trainee retention
Osborne Clarke and 2Birds do a lot better ... read more > (1 comment)
Exclusive: Lord Ashcroft publishes Macfarlanes partner's book
No pigs were porked in the making of this book ... read more > (1 comment)
Exclusive: Daily Mail wrongly claims lawyer has full-face tattoo
You’ve…you’ve looked at the wrong person in the photo you morons ... read more > (4 comments)
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Awful golf day, pro bono awards and one for the road ... read more >
Dentons to consume troubled Maclay Murray & Spens
"The only significant firm in Scotland", boasts boss ... read more > (3 comments)
Exclusive: DLA offers free stress massages as staff endure malware fallout
Finally a happy ending ... read more > (2 comments)
Exclusive: Fieldfisher senior partner dropped from panel over scandal
Stewards inquiry! ... read more > (3 comments)
Exclusive: Law student's mum overshares on Twitter
Pray for Steve ... read more > (16 comments)
Law firm boss suspended for repeatedly shouting "f**k off" at mediation
Doesn't necessarily get this whole mediation idea ... read more > (20 comments)
Bonkers Law Firm Website: Staff endure their close-up
Awkwardness ensues ... read more > (4 comments)
The ROF Blogs
The Supreme Court: a guide for bears by the court artist, and the Legal Agony on golf ... read more >
Exclusive: Akin Gump NQs rake in £140,000
Jeebus ... read more > (6 comments)
White & Case fined record £300,000 by SDT for “acting recklessly”
Disastrous conflict of interest also lands partner with personal £50k penalty ... read more >
Exclusive: BLM MP in shock exit with no successor
As the firm places more support staff on notice of redundancy ... read more > (75 comments)
Linklaters suspends associate over insider trading allegations
Money never sleeps ... read more >
Exclusive: SDT denies data breach after bungling redactions
Staff failed to hide struck-off solicitor's address ... read more > (5 comments)
RPC retains 82% of its trainees
And actually remembers all of its trainees this year ... read more >
Exclusive: Magic Circle trainee tweets a very candid diary
Farts and all ... read more > (19 comments)
Exclusive: Creditors attempt to wind up Magic Circle Law Firm
Not quite what it seems ... read more >
Barrister disbarred over fake kidnap plot sued for becoming a TV pundit
Utterly mad ... read more > (1 comment)
The ROF Blogs
Kingsley Napley's obscene Brexit crossword. And a CC partner with a sense of humour ... read more >
Norton Rose Fulbright upsets associates with pay rise
No lawyer left behind? ... read more > (10 comments)
Slater and Gordon settles class action with itself for $36.5 million
Its own worse enemy ... read more > (2 comments)
Slaughter and May hits 91% trainee retention
New perks package works wonders ... read more >
Winckworth Sherwood partner ticked off for groping staff at Xmas party
Busy-fingered lawyer quit over his behaviour ... read more > (4 comments)
Leigh Day paralegals resign after Grenfell Tower poster stunt
BD fail ... read more > (3 comments)
Ex-Clyde & Co and Pinsents lawyer chased and spat on girlfriend
Great news ladies, he's back on the market! ... read more > (10 comments)
Lawyer rebuked by SRA for breaking confidentiality rules to snare killer
Maverick solicitor punished after coming clean ... read more > (12 comments)
The ROF Blogs
Saatchi advises HFW on new logo and revealing registration plates at Jones Day ... read more >
Exclusive: Travers hikes pay, with simultaneous rises at Macfarlanes
Review cements firm's position at top end of the UK pay table ... read more > (4 comments)
Allen & Overy blasts past Magic Circle with outrageous profits
Profits per equity partner leap an incredible 26% ... read more > (9 comments)
Ex-Linklaters partner on trial for allegedly raping student at firm party
Oktoberfest mess continues to explode ... read more > (7 comments)
BLP partner to stage Brexit musical
The next Cats, for sure ... read more >
Barrister who had client's mother-in-law deported by mistake jailed
A surefire hit service ended in its infancy ... read more > (1 comment)
Exclusive: Squire Patton Boggs produces food guide for lawyers eating alone
Single server salvation ... read more > (5 comments)
The ROF Blogs
Job ad of the week and the Legal Agony ... read more >
BOOM! DLA Piper shut down by massive malware attack
Systems knocked out for days ... read more >
Dentons associate charged with extortion against own firm, silly
He allegedly demanded $210,000. And a nice present ... read more > (3 comments)
Ashurst turns the corner with a hike in revenue and profit
Double digit increase after a couple of rough years ... read more > (1 comment)
University of Law gets top grade in new Teaching Excellence Framework
Whilst BPP gets bottom ... read more > (3 comments)
High Court finds top solicitor might not be dishonest
Although questions his integrity ... read more > (1 comment)
The ROF Blogs
The court artist and the in-house lawyer ... read more >

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