Lunchtime Streets

Lawyers who lunch


Legal London will say goodbye to al-desko sandwiches, for three days, anyway.


Gauke’s dive back into Twitter hi-jinks


Former lord chancellor appears topless with tan and facial fuzz.

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Old Fox’s silver lining for Liberace

5 August 2019By James Morton

Shabby silk Gilbert ‘Old Fox’ Beyfus wasn’t to be underestimated.

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Buckland plays it for laughs

5 August 2019

Latest lord chancellor gave as good as he got as he acknowedged his predecessor’s comments.

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Worse for wear - worsted courtroom tales of woe

5 August 2019

Anecdotes about lawyers’ attire have been gracing the letters page of The Times.


Will Djanogly turn over a new leaf?

5 August 2019

The Huntingdon MP has been learning about the effects of legalising cannabis.

Memory lane

Memory lane 29 July 2019

29 July 2019

A stroll down Gazette memory lane.


Lawyer checked out

29 July 2019

The ‘I’m a lawyer’ line shouldn’t be deployed at the self-service queue in Tesco.

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HMCTS shows its human side

29 July 2019

This week’s award for stating the bleeding obvious goes to…

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Goldilocks and the lord chancellor


Fairytale promotion for Robert Buckland QC MP.


Too hot to freeze!


Seersucker or shorts?

Morton landscape

Murder and the body of evidence

22 July 2019By James Morton

‘No body, no conviction’?

Extinction Rebellion

Rescue boat docks at Temple

22 July 2019

Extinction Rebellion commemorated an absent hero during their protest outside the RCJ last week.

Judy Ramjeet

On the fringe

22 July 2019

Could Hollywood beckon for solicitor Judy Ramjeet?

London city skyline

City tots up the ‘levy’

22 July 2019

TheCityUK reminds anyone considering reviving City levy to fund legal aid that top firms already do their bit.

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.

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