Preparations are under way to celebrate the centenary of a solicitor becoming prime minister. But David Lloyd George remains one of a kind.
At least 23 solicitors and articled clerks were killed on the first day of the Somme.
The mainland UK legal community responded slowly, but in the end honourably, to events in Dublin 100 years ago.
Why lawyers should remember the Somme, the Easter Rising and the Casement trial 100 years on.
Lawyers did not emerge well from the 1915 trial of nurse Edith Cavell.
Solicitor RCW 'Clive' Burn, admitted in 1912, left a graphic account of the discomforts and dangers.