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Exclusive: City lawyer proposed to Ashurst associate as plane fell 24,000ft
Their engagement story beats your engagement story ... read more > (16 comments)
BLP in merger talks with Bryan Cave
Bryan has had no luck on Tinder so now he's going to marry a large UK law firm ... read more > (1 comment)
Exclusive: Allegations mount against sleazy lawyers
K&L Gates partner joined by other alleged miscreants ... read more > (14 comments)
Exclusive: Trowers & Hamlins network breached
Confidential deal data exposed ... read more >
Lawyer made staff forge signatures to hoodwink BLM
She's an artist. An artist! ... read more > (1 comment)
The RoF Blogs
Used car lawyers and a name for Weinsteins ... read more >
Exclusive: Debevoise lawyers "frogmarched from building" over sick chat
Pair sacked for rancid comments ... read more > (14 comments)
Exclusive: K&L Gates accused of protecting sex pest lawyer
It's Weinsteintime ... read more > (5 comments)
Clifford Chance wins right to fight for gender-neutral passports
X already marks the spot in Australia and NZ, but the UK is still binary ... read more >
Exclusive: SRA investigating Keystone over "breathtakingly rude" behaviour
Judge has accused it of unlawful behaviour which breached professional rules ... read more > (8 comments)
Linklaters announces Saudi alliance to help with “executing” deals
Hopefully won't cost them an arm and a leg ... read more > (11 comments)
Exclusive: Your Lawyers threatens to sue its own clients for poor reviews
One star for aftercare ... read more > (6 comments)
The RoF Blogs
IP, he's lovin it. ... read more >
Allen & Overy raises NQ pay but can't match Freshfields
£81k and silence on bonus situation ... read more > (13 comments)
Exclusive: Firm touted bogus Times endorsement for years
Real news about fake news ... read more > (6 comments)
Clifford Chance sued for working tax consultant too hard
She claims she was persecuted for making lots of private phone calls ... read more > (2 comments)
Judge demolished in extraordinary tribunal
Judgments were an irresistible mix of wrong, irrelevant and incoherent ... read more > (10 comments)
Barrister jailed for pulling hair and calling receptionist a "thick ***t"
Like Fawlty Towers without the laugh track ... read more > (8 comments)
Bonkers Law Firm Websites: German tax to the max
So German. So tax. ... read more > (3 comments)
The RoF Blogs
A barrister's Game of Thrones genius, court art and Santa's sack ... read more >
Leigh Day boss not an "honest" witness
Dissenting opinion reveals SDT member thinks the firm is guilty as hell ... read more > (8 comments)
Homophobic barristers a huge problem, says study
"The blokes in chambers thought it was hilarious humour" ... read more > (2 comments)
Norton Rose Fulbright partner tricked by Trump email hoaxer
Gave solid advice about Kushner's smut ... read more > (3 comments)
Exclusive: Baker McKenzie continues strong trainee retention run
Would have made it 100% but for a hedge fund dreamer ... read more > (2 comments)
Barrister confronted by armed police over “stolen” orange juice
He's the new OJ! Er ... read more > (4 comments)
Law student gives up profession for porn career
Says it pays better and is less boring ... read more > (8 comments)
The RoF Blogs
Firms pour cold water on Kennedys/Plexus rumour ... read more >
Exclusive: Redundancies at Hogan Lovells
Woe is support staff ... read more > (11 comments)
Dechert refuses to release trainee retention numbers
Scaredypants US firm hides crappy results ... read more > (2 comments)
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 > (7 comments)
Shafted KWM staff win £1m employment tribunal claim
After ignoring legal advice, gamble pays off ... read more > (5 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 > (4 comments)
The RoF Blogs
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 > (7 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)
The RoF Blogs
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 >
The RoF Blogs
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)
The RoF Blogs
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)
The RoF Blogs
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)
The RoF Blogs
Behind the scenes at RollOnFriday, also legal nonsense ... read more >
Exclusive: Linklaters lads email cc-ed to female partner, goes viral
Arrrrrgh ... read more > (38 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)
The RoF Blogs
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 >

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