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Feb 2014

Cleaver Greene is easily my favourite TV barrister. He’s dysfunctional, self-destructive, probably hasn’t paid his tax in years, and speaks his mind, often when he shouldn’t. Although his ways are slightly unorthodox, he’s also brilliant, hilarious and has a fantastic way with words. As the new season of Rake starts this weekend (yay!) here are some of my favourite Cleaver Greene quotes…

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30
Jan 2014

Jeff Winger from Community is one of those snarky TV lawyers who you somehow can’t help but love. So before we look at what we can learn from Jeff, it’s probably best to start with a warning: if you want to be a lawyer, you should always get the law degree before commencing your career. But since you’re reading a blog about surviving law school, I think you’ve probably got it covered!

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28
Jan 2014

Anyone who’s ever had the pleasure (or is it horror?) of reading through the mess that is my notes will know that I keep a running commentary of whatever is said in class. If there’s anything that all law lecturers have in common, it has to be biting wit and entertainment. Here are a few of the most memorable notes I think I will ever type underneath those lecture slides…

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07
Jan 2014

I became a massive fan of Suits when I was still in high school. Fast forward a year, I was recommending it to all my law school friends and watching as each of them became hooked. There is something about watching Harvey Specter that gives law students motivation and the hope that one day they will be replicating his badass approach to practising law.

Suits also teaches us law students much more than simply how to be cool and suave when your back is against the wall. Here are three things I’ve learnt from Suits… 

(SPOILER ALERT)

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