On the evening of Thursday 10 October 2103 I’ll be chairing a panel of six esteemed lawyers, each of whom have contributed to Legal Cheek‘s popular ‘If I knew then what I know now’ series. I’ll be doing my best David Dimbleby impersonation to control the panel who will be speaking about how they made it to … Continue reading
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PODCAST: Is being gay an advantage in the legal profession?
PODCAST – Is being gay an advantage in the legal profession? I recently spoke with some fellow LGBT lawyers at an event where BBC presenter Evan Davis had just given a talk in which he claimed that being gay “has made me more interesting than I would otherwise be, [and] in that sense, it has … Continue reading
PODCAST: Does the criminal Bar have any hope of getting the public onside?
PODCAST: Alex Aldridge and Kevin Poulter discuss changes at the criminal Bar The criminal Bar scored a coup this week when – for the first time in recent memory – it got some positive coverage in the right wing press. Sadly, the comments on the online versions of the articles illustrate just how big a challenge … Continue reading
PODCAST – Will Apprenticeships Cheapen The Title Of Solicitor?
PODCAST: with guest Hannah Ganage-Stewart, Editor, Young Lawyer On Wednesday, Law Society chief Lucy Scott-Moncrieff revealed to Kevin Poulter that the Legal Education and Training Review (LETR) is “almost certain” to identify non-graduate routes to qualification as a lawyer. With skills minister Matthew Hancock last month announcing a plan to develop a qualifying-apprenticeship for solicitors (in addition to the … Continue reading