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There are few more high profile barristers than Michael Mansfield QC, Lawyer 2B met up with him to talk legal aid cuts, student exploitation and his anger at injustice.


Michael Mansfield QC: A radical at the bar | News | Lawyer 2B

Assisting on Frankie Boyle’s libel case against the Daily Mirror was not a bad start to the job for England footballer and Lee & Thompson trainee Eniola Aluko.


End goal: Eniola Aluko on juggling a legal career and life as an international footballer | Features | Lawyer 2B

Imran Khan is one of the most highly regarded human rights lawyers in the country, responsible for getting justice for the families of Stephen Lawrence, Victoria Climbié and Zahid Mubarek.


The big interview: Imran Khan | Profiles | Lawyer 2B

Leslie Thomas QC built his career fighting death in custody battles and represented the family of Mark Duggan. What drives him to keep pushing for these often controversial causes?


Do right and fear no one: Leslie Thomas QC | Features | Lawyer 2B

Nobody fights harder in tough civil action cases than Jocelyn Cockburn.

Adversity challenger: Jocelyn Cockburn | Analysis | Lawyer 2B

Freshfields corporate partner and former nurse Jennifer Bethlehem did not take the most orthodox route into law, but this has only enhanced her career.

From nurse to Freshfields corporate partner: Jennifer Bethlehem | Profiles | Lawyer 2B

From the McLibel trial to Julian Assange to defending a cannibal artist, the quiet life has never appealed to Mark Stephens.

Rebel with many causes: Mark Stephens | Profiles | Lawyer 2B

Solomon Wifa is the youngest-ever managing partner of O’Melveny & Myers’ London office. The story of his success has the trappings of a Hollywood blockbuster.

From hotel concierge to managing partner: Solomon's justice | Features | Lawyer 2B

Since Gill Phillips joined The Guardian, press freedom has been rocked by phone-hacking, WikiLeaks and Snowden. But at least she’s not in the City poring over the minutiae of commercial documents.

Freedom fighter: The Guardian's Gill Phillips | News | Lawyer 2B

Meet Angus McBride, Britain's top criminal defence solicitor, who acted for Rebekah Brooks in the phone-hacking trial

Angus McBride: defending champion | Features | Lawyer 2B