Lord Justice Haddon-Cave with walk team

Riverside marathon for justice


More than 200 people take up the Walk the Thames challenge.

Morton landscape

Down and out at the law crammer

21 October 2019By James Morton

My old alma mater, of which I am apparently one of the oldest living graduates, appears to have moved up in the world.

Lawyers for climate justice

Red and Green should never be seen

21 October 2019

City law firm Bates Wells was at the heart of a (law-abiding) 'climate strike' demo.

Anthony Edwards

Anthony no longer on duty

21 October 2019

The Gazette’s second-longest-serving regular columnist retires.


Dressing the part

21 October 2019

Labour MP Jess Phillips was disillusioned with the reality of going to court.


Full TiLT, Bat out of HL and Two Birds, One Tone: Law Rocks! comes home


Bringing out lawyers’ inner rock stars - and raising cash for a good cause. Law Rocks! is back at the 100 Club.

Memory lane

Memory lane 14 October 2019

14 October 2019

A stroll down Gazette memory lane.


Purple rains on pharma giant’s claims

14 October 2019

Has there ever been a more litigated colour?

Vidisha joshi

Vidisha takes on ultimate challenge

14 October 2019

Obiter was among many who were surprised when Vidisha Joshi announced she was stepping down as managing partner of London firm Hodge Jones & Allen after three years in the post.

Morton landscape

Trickster painted into a corner

7 October 2019By James Morton

19th century 'spiritualist' met her match in the form of great New York criminal lawyer ‘Big Bill’ Howe.

Robert Buckland

Roving Tories Buck the trend

7 October 2019

Lord chancellor opted for a pre-recorded message when unable to attend his Conservative conference key note speech in person.

Konkuk Law School

Take it to the Bridge rock the world

7 October 2019

Howard Kennedy band performed ‘Proud Mary’ at the IBA in Korea.

Isaac accident card

Eighty years on, a poignant reminder

7 October 2019

Official report card of Clifford-Turner partner’s flying accident highlights a very different Britain.


Iain Duncan Smith raises the volume on a career high


Former leader is a forthright opponent of cannabis legalisation.

Memory lane

Memory lane 30 September 2019

30 September 2019

A stroll down Gazette memory lane.

Performance of Psy's Gangnam Style at IBA Seoul

Global bar’s Gangnam style

30 September 2019

There was a live perfomance of the 2012 hit at this year’s International Bar Association conference. When in Gangnam!

1939 judges

A good dressing down in 1939

30 September 2019

There’s a precedent for skipping the pomp attached to the Legal Year’s opening.


Don't drop your phone: Slaughter and May has tweeted!


Firm joined Twitter in May 2009, back when N-Dubz topped the UK singles chart.

Morton landscape

Hangman’s brush with the law

23 September 2019By James Morton

Born in Rochdale in 1874, hangman John Ellis took his duties seriously. In July 1910, when only an assistant, he fought with Henry Pierrepoint who turned up drunk at Chelmsford for the execution of Frederick Foreman.


Blind Pannick after bundles blunder

23 September 2019

The nation’s attention turned to the Supreme Court last week for the hearing on the lawfulness of the government’s proroguing of parliament (and indeed whether the matter is justiciable in the courts).

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