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Exclusive: Akin Gump NQs rake in £140,000
Jeebus ... read more > (1 comment)
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 > (1 comment)
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 >
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 > (1 comment)
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 >
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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 > (9 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 > (8 comments)
Lawyer rebuked by SRA for breaking confidentiality rules to snare killer
Maverick solicitor punished after coming clean ... read more > (12 comments)
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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)
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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)
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The court artist and the in-house lawyer ... read more >
Exclusive: HFW partner accused of cheating in Xmas quiz
His denial has spiralled into a bizarre hunt for the culprit ... read more > (20 comments)
Clyde & Co associate struck off after costing firm £500,000
Inaction led to disaster ... read more >
Exclusive: Addleshaws in hot batter over deep-fried Mars Bar
They can take our lives, but they can never take our touchiness ... read more > (8 comments)
Taylor Wessing pays trainees nothing in Singapore
Lowest of the low’s free service hidden from colleagues ... read more > (9 comments)
Squire Patton Boggs criticised for “blood money” Sudan regime work
Provokes humanitarian disgust ... read more > (2 comments)
Bakers gives hero vac scheme place for saving partner from brutal assault
He'll think twice next time ... read more > (4 comments)
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The Legal Agony contemplates a wee problem ... read more >
SRA loses as Leigh Day exonerated in fake Iraqi abuse
But one of the judges wanted it known he thought they were guilty ... read more >
Norton Rose Fulbright takes over Aus firm and lines up US target
Gobble gobble gobble ... read more > (2 comments)
Herbert Smith Freehills raided by drugs bust police
Is Belfast office a front for a gigantic cocaine refinery? ... read more > (1 comment)
Dean of BPP University quits
Shock exit of yet another top bod from law school ... read more >
Kirkland lawyers refuse Trump work for many excellent, excellent reasons
He won't pay bills and is recruitment poison ... read more > (3 comments)
Dodgy Solicitor struck off twice
If at first you don't succeed, don't succeed again ... read more >
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How not to win a client and a divisive blog ... read more >
Exclusive: Slaughters freezes pay, Clifford Chance only matches inflation
Sign of things to come? ... read more > (5 comments)
Exclusive: UK firms on alert as lawyers caught in Qatar siege
Staff safety paramount stress Allen & Overy, Addleshaw Goddard, Dentons, Baker & McKenzie, Clyde & Co and Eversheds Sutherland ... read more > (2 comments)
Exclusive: BLM in mass axing of secretaries
Blames agile working ... read more > (83 comments)
Bond Dickinson becomes Womble with US combination
Hahaha Womble ... read more > (4 comments)
Exclusive: Sticky-fingered Norton Rose seccy changed name to join new firm
Ban from profession didn't stop her ... read more >
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Legal recruiter in "vile" fat-shaming incident, and boozy associate dobbed in to RoF in spectacular style ... read more >
Lawyers at Freshfields, DWF, BLP and more offer help after Manchester bomb
Nearly 200 answer the call to advise victims ... read more > (9 comments)
Law Society guilty of abuse of dominant position
Well that's embarrassing ... read more > (12 comments)
Norton Rose Fulbright blasted by judge for fees
But if a partner can't bill 40 hours on top of your 235, how will he eat? ... read more > (12 comments)
Exclusive: Hogan Lovells accused of Playstation theft by 'inventor'
From Russia with Green Ink ... read more > (5 comments)
Quinn Emanuel Managing Partner releases candid Everest diary
Michael Palin had nothing to fear ... read more > (2 comments)
Bonkers law firm website: Jumanji
The animals have escaped and now they want legal advice, or to eat the lawyers, it's not clear ... read more > (1 comment)
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Silly silliness ... read more >
DWF partners who ran Cobbetts charged with incompetence
SRA to prosecute eight for mismanagement ... read more > (7 comments)
Kennedys partner sued for defamation
Hong Kong Ding Dong ... read more > (1 comment)
Exclusive: Plexus cancels salary reviews, closes office
Awake, Golden Turd, fly, fly ... read more > (18 comments)
Maclay Murray & Spens refuses to divulge trainee retention figures
Could it be because they are dire ... read more > (3 comments)
Waterloo sex QC police caution dropped
She gets off scot-free with fishy story ... read more > (3 comments)
"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 > (9 comments)
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Fat boys, court art and in-house insight ... read more > (1 comment)
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The Legal Agony ... read more >
Exclusive: Bakers partner pays £130k to settle claim she swindled cousin
Family at war over hot dog tycoon's hoarded cash ... read more > (2 comments)
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 > (9 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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The Legal Agony ... read more >
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)

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