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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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