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DWF partners who ran Cobbetts charged with incompetence
SRA to prosecute eight for mismanagement ... read more > (3 comments)
Kennedys partner sued for defamation
Hong Kong Ding Dong ... read more >
Exclusive: Plexus cancels salary reviews, closes office
Awake, Golden Turd, fly, fly ... read more > (10 comments)
Maclay Murray & Spens refuses to divulge trainee retention figures
Could it be because they are dire ... read more >
Waterloo sex QC police caution dropped
She gets off scot-free with fishy story ... read more >
"Widespread cheating" in delayed BPP exam
Snafu led to lawlessness in criminal exam ... read more >
Exclusive: Anal Sheikh seeks impeachment of Court of Appeal
"The greatest risk ever known in the history of the civilised world." ... read more >
Firm threatens woman with jail for one star Trip Advisor review
The smiling face of the profession ... read more > (8 comments)
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Fat boys, court art and in-house insight ... read more > (1 comment)
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Exclusive: Bakers partner pays £130k to settle claim she swindled cousin
Family at war over hot dog tycoon's hoarded cash ... read more >
Exclusive: Latham & Watkins, ex-Clifford Chance lawyer standing for UKIP
Tsk. Those US firms, coming over here, taking our fruitcakes ... read more > (10 comments)
Exclusive: BWB lawyers' identities stolen by scammers
Crims may hail from Nigeria ... read more > (1 comment)
Slater & Gordon to sue Watchstone over disastrous £637m Quindell deal
Battered PI firm looking for a scrap ... read more > (4 comments)
Bonkers Law Firm Website: Tie me up, tie me down
School's in for summer ... read more > (2 comments)
NQ pay war hots up as White & Case matches Shearman at £105k
Here we go ... read more > (6 comments)
Hogan Lovells ditching annual performance reviews
They'll be smaller and there'll be more of them ... read more > (3 comments)
Exclusive: Weil partner gave trainee nude piggyback rides
The 360° review so few of us want ... read more > (8 comments)
2Birds loses appeal against client's £1.8m negligence claim
Well and truly plucked ... read more >
Solicitor investigated for seducing women with fake Bollywood photo
His lover went nuclear after discovering she'd been 'catfished' ... read more > (11 comments)
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Date a pig! Kirkland accidentally touts viagra! Agony! Theatre! ... read more >
Shearman & Sterling raises NQ pay 10% to £105,000
Sitting pretty above Magic Circle, below insane-o-pay US firms ... read more > (10 comments)
CMS, Olswang and Nabarro merger goes live
Staff divulge their hopes and fears ... read more > (8 comments)
KWM opens "hardship fund" for staff
Some good eggs ... read more > (3 comments)
Fieldfisher gives leadership role to failed Halliwells' boss
You don't have to be responsible for cataclysmic failure to work here, but it helps ... read more > (10 comments)
Lawyer fined £2,000 for humiliating partner
"Bitter old man" who had "lost his marbles" wins age and religious discrimination case ... read more > (7 comments)
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SQEEE! Death of LPC and GDL as SRA pushes ahead with new super exam
Doubts remain over its actual level of super ... read more > (11 comments)
Exclusive: Legal recruiters in court over "thief" and "tosser" slurs
Yes, Dawn Ellmore Employment is in the spotlight again ... read more > (5 comments)
Burges Salmon hits 100% trainee retention, MMS flops
Bristol soars, Scotland gnaws ... read more > (3 comments)
Leigh Day battered and bruised in SRA abuse prosecution
Accused of grandstanding, greed and shredding key documents ... read more > (7 comments)
Former S&G lawyer struck off after stealing over $1.8 million
Nicked funds from the estates of plane crash victims ... read more > (5 comments)
Exclusive: BPP clamps down on student internet
It's like China but with more land law seminars ... read more >
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The Legal Agony and in-house wildlife ... read more >
Linklaters pilots revolutionary 40 hour week
Less pay, but no 2am finishes ever again ... read more > (21 comments)
200 ex-KWM staff bring employment claim
Fallout continues ... read more >
Exclusive: Mishcon gives every lawyer £20
Mistaken by some for their pay review ... read more > (5 comments)
Shepherd & Wedderburn bombs with 50% trainee retention rate
Refuses to speak about it ... read more > (4 comments)
Barrister made "death threats" against law student
Warned by police for harassment ... read more > (4 comments)
Bonkers Firm Website: Terrible typo time
Loyers who rite good ... read more > (3 comments)
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Desperate marketing, Lima law firm boss, the legal agony and in-house lawyer species ... read more >
Norton Rose Fulbright merger target mired in sexual discrimination scandal
Chadbourne & Parke voting to expel female partner as more women accuse it of sexism ... read more > (2 comments)
Exclusive: Clifford Chance partner caught rogering secretary in the office
Couldn't resist her Magic Circle ... read more > (10 comments)
Linklaters, Three Crowns and Skadden save man from lethal injection
Team helps mentally impaired prisoner win US Supreme Court appeal ... read more > (1 comment)
Clyde & Co associate prosecuted for allegedly ignoring entire case
This business would be a whole lot simpler without the clients ... read more > (8 comments)
Barrister sacked as part-time judge for abusing punters
Do not feed the learned troll ... read more > (3 comments)
Exclusive: "Waste of skin" legal costs lawyer in homophobic attack
Claims it wasn't him ... read more > (7 comments)
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More desperate marketing, Legal Agony and Chambers & Partners ... read more >
Clyde & Co handed record £80,000 fine by SDT
Three partners broke money laundering regs ... read more > (6 comments)
Exclusive: Penningtons Manches hires struck-off ex-BLP partner
Misused half a million of client cash ... read more > (8 comments)
BLP says trainees should work in Manchester to "be the best they can be"
Spare the north spoil the child ... read more > (5 comments)
CMS, Nabarro and Olswang pay trainees £10,000 to take 6 month holiday
Yeah go on then ... read more > (6 comments)
KWM exits Saudi Arabia
Scales back again ... read more > (2 comments)
Ex-Addleshaw Goddard Managing Associate suspended for three months
After being caught with enough meth to fell a small rhino ... read more > (1 comment)
Lawyers at Thompsons will vote on strike action against partners
The peasants are revolting! ... read more > (5 comments)
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Desperate marketing, eating in Venice, and the Legal Agony ... read more >
Exclusive: Jones Day made $200k donation to Keith Vaz charity
But offers nothing to our Rubber Up Vaz Appeal ... read more > (2 comments)
Exclusive: Slaughter and May makes up same partner twice
Due to separate Hong Kong partnership ... read more > (1 comment)
Exclusive: Law firms to release branded children's stories
Unbelievable books will hit shelves tomorrow ... read more >
Exclusive: Judge's fantastic instructions for interns revealed
"Don't come in with a two day metrosexual stubble. This is not a nightclub" ... read more > (4 comments)
Dodgy Solicitor stole £4 million and bought son £800k wine collection
A pillar of the community ... read more > (1 comment)
Bonkers Law Firm Website: Onside Law's staff profiles go way offside
City lawyers turn fantasy league into fantasy firm ... read more > (3 comments)
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Featuring leather-clad lawyers on motorbikes. Plus Channel 4 seeks lawyers willing to go on the run for £100k prize ... read more >
Deutsche Bank refuses to pay for NQ and trainee work
Firms silent, but junior lawyers' reps speak out ... read more > (1 comment)
Exclusive: KWM invites shafted trainees to apply for jobs - as paralegals
Cheeky gets ... read more >
Exclusive: Lawyers and legal costs experts in huge LinkedIn handbag fight
Woman called a "waste of skin" and heroic DWF partner defends NQ ... read more > (2 comments)
Exclusive: Simpson Millar office boss confronts lawyers over "Milk Scandal"
“I will pop out and get some milk for today but this will be the last time” ... read more > (1 comment)
Best Firm of the Year 2017 comments: Your sickest burns
And saddest confessions ... read more >
Exclusive: GDL and LPC provider creates fictional testimonials
If you missed the asterisk you might think it was heaven ... read more >
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The Legal Agony on a smelly trainee ... read more >
Lawyers slam "farcical" judge application process
1st round cancelled, 2nd round a "debacle" ... read more > (3 comments)
Exclusive: KWM launches freelance lawyer business
But will ex staff who were shafted, apply? ... read more > (2 comments)
Hill Dickinson office defaced with obscene graffiti
And it won't come off ... read more > (7 comments)
Osborne Clarke announces 100% retention rate
Huzzah! ... read more >
Firm of the Year 2017: The best meeting room biscuits
A shock winner ... read more >
Firm of the Year 2017: The worst meeting room biscuits
Mmm, dog poo cupcakes ... read more >
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Scarface strikes ... read more >
Firm of the Year 2017: The best firms for work/life balance
Surprise as City firm beats regionals ... read more > (4 comments)
Firm of the Year 2017: The worst firms for work/life balance
US and Magic Circle firms dominate ... read more > (8 comments)
Exclusive: Simmons & Simmons refuses to say if NQs are on temp contracts
Something smells fishy ... read more > (5 comments)
Exclusive: Withers offers female staff half-price salad on Women’s Day
You're doing it wrong ... read more > (9 comments)
BPP Vice Chancellor in shock exit as government reviews its uni status
Mystery surrounds Chief Exec's overnight departure ... read more > (1 comment)
Herbies partner discusses her mental health issues on BBC
Breaking the taboo which may apply to you ... read more > (8 comments)
Dodgy Solicitor who gambled £1.2m client cash “pressed the sod it button”
Went “kamikaze” ... read more > (6 comments)
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Cringe at ex-KWM boss, credit a great partner profile ... read more >
Exclusive: Reed Smith hikes pay, one year after increasing chargeable hours
After a year of stick, a carrot ... read more > (4 comments)
Exclusive: DLA Piper postpones pay reviews so it can match rivals
Fee-earners cautiously optimistic ... read more > (5 comments)
Exclusive: DLA Piper staffer jailed for brutal homophobic attack
Drunk tool swore at and assaulted gay couple in Soho ... read more > (3 comments)
KWM partners launch "hardship fund" for shafted staff
Some good eggs ... read more >
Firm of the Year 2017: the best loos
Which firms provide staff with a sparkling porcelain wonderland? ... read more >
Firm of the Year 2017: the worst loos
And which firms offer nothing but splashback ... read more > (5 comments)
Macfarlanes retention rate 100%, Gide retention rate 0%
England 1 France 0 ... read more >
Exclusive: QMUL masters student investigated for faking law degree
Disciplined by Oxford Brookes for forging first class certificate ... read more > (3 comments)
Exclusive: Watson Burton partners vanish as auditor quits
Nothing to see here ... read more > (4 comments)
Exclusive: KWM blasted for snatching IP rights at law "hackathon"
Fury at small print sneakiness ... read more > (3 comments)
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The Not 100 list, Legal Agony and a defence of in-house lawyers ... read more >
Firm of the Year 2017: The firms with the best culture
Where the way of life is positive ... read more >
Firms of the year 2017. The firms with the worst culture
Where nobody knows your name ... read more > (11 comments)
Slaughter and May hires first ever London partner from outside the firm
It'll be replacing the jelly babies with M&Ms next ... read more > (4 comments)
Exclusive: BLP keeps just 55% of its trainees
In danger of getting a reputation ... read more >

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