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9 Aug 2010
Audience dares not move as firm declares its brand
In a classic case of making sure the warm up act attracts the punters, IP firm Watermark used a presentation by one the key figures behind MasterChef ...
5 Aug 2010
Pot smokers court out
A six month intelligence gathering operation conducted by Taree police has ended in a massive result for law enforcers: a whole three people were nabb...
4 Aug 2010
He who sees wins
Remember the gorgeous little seeing-eye fluffy puppy adopted by Brisbane firm Trilby Misso? Well, after much debate and discussion, the little fella h...
2 Aug 2010
Lawyer goes potty
An innovative English lawyer with an aversion to getting poo on his hands has traded in his crappy job with Osborne Clarke Lawyers for, well, another ...
30 Jul 2010
Do you really want to send that?
Most of us have worked with people who tend to lack a little email etiquette. These types of people send what they think are quick, short, efficient e...
28 Jul 2010
Top 10 political gaffes
At Folklaw we love a good list, and with an election campaign currently chugging, or stuttering along, what better source of entertainment is out ther...
23 Jul 2010
Leave your stilettos at the door
With Lindsay Lohan starting a 90-day jail term this week, Folklaw thought it would take a look at 10 celebrities who have been thrown in the slammer. ...
22 Jul 2010
Bringing back the biff
An American lawyer with serious anger control issues has been charged with assault after he repeatedly punched his opposing counsel during a Gillard-A...
20 Jul 2010
Firm appointment is cute and fluffy
Queensland firm Trilby Misso has appointed a gorgeous new addition to the team.With his soft ears, shiny coat and wet nose, the seven-week-old Labrado...
20 Jul 2010
Real-life lawyers are just as bad as fictional ones
Folklaw was dismayed to find out recently that lawyers have, once again, taken a beating in the court of public opinion. Really, it's been a tough cou...
15 Jul 2010
Self representation gone wrong
Two rather foolish defendants, accused of scamming homeowners for over $3 million, insisted on representing themselves at their trial, despite the jud...
13 Jul 2010
It's my case and I can quit if I want to
The legal world is agog at the news that Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has quit because the feisty red-headed sometime actress was reportedly looking for ano...
8 Jul 2010
The demands of lawyerly love
Most husbands-to-be are simply required to turn up at the altar, but not the future husband of Mallesons lawyer and iron woman, Jane Richards. Often...
6 Jul 2010
Toilet breaks are for sissies
The current US Supreme Court nominee, Elena Kagan, currently going through confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, has observed t...
29 Jun 2010
No football please: We're lawyers
A partner at Freshfields' Madrid office has kicked-off about colleagues watching the World Cup, reports rollonfriday.Sylvia Pertain wrote an article c...
24 Jun 2010
Wannabe lawyer seeks "perfect boss"
A New York-based law student has taken an alternative approach to securing his position in the competitive legal industry by placing an ad on Craigsli...
22 Jun 2010
Bras for clients
Clients of Miami lawyers face a dilemma that may mean shedding their bra - or not. For Miami lawyer Brittney Horstman a client was incarcerated at the...
16 Jun 2010
Saviour for sleep-deprived lawyers
A Utah company has developed a product that promises to meet the dreams of every sleep-deprived lawyer - the pillow tie. The inflatable pillow tie, ac...
15 Jun 2010
I'm too sexy...
An American banker is suing her former employer, Citibank, for firing her because she is too good-looking. Above the Law reports the modest Debrahlee ...
10 Jun 2010
Folklaw's guide to the World Cup
Folklaw can't help but jump on a bandwagon, and what better bandwagon to jump on today but the World Cup? So to ensure you're not mute when the client...
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