Richard Simmons

Rich is The Lawyer’s features editor. He was previously editor of The Lawyer’s student publication Lawyer 2B, and therefore covers everything to do with legal education, training contracts and pupillage, as well as lawyers’ ongoing career development. Also falling within his remit are topics including diversity in law, pro bono and access to justice.

Lawyers Against Loneliness

Law Against Loneliness: 6 April

Look I don’t want to worry anyone but it’s only week two and we’re already running worryingly low on dog photos.

Speed read

The speed read: junior concerns; restructuring booms; and NRF rolls back the years

This week saw Norton Rose Fulbright revive its Flex scheme of 2009/10, while junior barristers voiced concerns over their livelihoods. Here are the key takeaways. Norton Rose Fulbright rolls back the years As we’ll no doubt be reminding people a lot in the coming weeks, the firm that probably came out best reputation-wise from the […]

Lawyers Against Loneliness

Law Against Loneliness: 2 April

Congratulations: this is now the longest any of our journalists has gone without physical contact with a lawyer since August 1988.

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