Memory lane

Memory lane 15 July 2019

15 July 2019

A stroll down Gazette memory lane.


School’s nearly out for Gauke

15 July 2019

Obiter is enjoying the Lord Chancellor’s end-of-term demeanour.


Bar gets hacked-off

15 July 2019

The bar is not known for its humility, a characteristic on show at the Bar Council’s anniversary knees-up last week.


At the sharp end

15 July 2019

Solicitor recalls client’s request to have an ’Excalibur sword’ brought to court.

Winner Magda Bakowska 'Namib desert'

Profession captures climate change through power of photography


Lawyers and law students submitted entries in the first Global Law Photography competition.


Get ready for another lord chancellor


David Gauke says he’ll jump before he’s pushed if Boris Johnson becomes prime minister.

Morton landscape

Arsenic and an old case

8 July 2019By James Morton

As a recent fraud case proved, expert witnesses can cause great trouble.

James Robbins

Korea ending

8 July 2019

When Lancashire solicitor James Robbins missed out on the London Marathon, he tackled one further afield.

Heel stuck

Mind the gap

8 July 2019

One City firm’s terrace had been unwittingly designed for men.

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Factory reset

8 July 2019

Obiter spent time at a self-styled ‘iconic’ and ‘future-proof’ office in Shoreditch.


Law graduate enters Love Island villa


Lavena Back joins a model, an eyelash technician, a scientist and a surfer in the show's summer line up.

Memory lane

Memory lane 1 July 2019

1 July 2019

A stroll down Gazette memory lane.

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Short Sharp shock

1 July 2019

Obiter learned an explosive fact about Dame Victoria Sharp DBE.

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What a performance

1 July 2019

Rolls Building regular Gareth Corfield called out the Secret Barrister for ’performative othering’ of reporters on Twitter.

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Fifth Birthday? Have a beer


Bhayani HR & Employment Law celebrated the occasion with the help of a Sheffield brewery.


Tweet of the week


Casual Fridays? Not for the Lord Chancellor…

Performers at Law Rocks!

Law Rocks! turns 10


Are they really lawyers? Yes.

Dominic Raab

‘Self-satisfied magic circle trainee’ - lawyers turn on would-be PM Raab


Fellow lawyers do not seem to be rallying to the solicitor’s cause.

Morton landscape

Levy breaks for abducted child

17 June 2019

In 1857 Goodman Levy’s 14-year-old daughter Rosie was abducted by Joseph Erlam, a captain in the Queen’s Own Light Infantry.

Lord Justice Leveson

Leveson’s skimpy briefs

17 June 2019

Last week the president of the Queen’s Bench Division reflected on his time as a junior barrister.

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