Introducing the State of Journalism 2019. Learn how journalists find their news, use social media, and work with PR teams. Get your copy

Nick Hilborne

Associate Editor — Legal Futures
Associate Editor, Legal Futures. Lives on the banks of the River Quaggy in leafy SE12. Blogger at

Contact Information

Get email and phone contact information for Nick by joining Muck Rack.
Learn More
Social Media

Are you a journalist?

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.

Create a Portfolio
Search Tweets

Twitter Feed

@nickhilborne — 1,764 followers, 1,742 tweets

Another sad case of a young solicitor resorting to a lie and then sticking to it, despite everything, with dire consequences. 
Interesting new approach to the SQE: Make SQE 1 multiple-choice only, and get law firms to pay for skills tests if they want their new recruits to research and write properly. 
Mr Justice Martin Spencer may well have solved the mystery of Lady Hale's spider brooch - clearly a reference to Boris the Spider by The Who. He helpfully took us through the lyrics at the Expert Witness Institute conference yesterday. Well worth a read.
So the public won't get what it needs at the election - a clear choice between Leave and Remain. It's impossible to be 'neutral' at the moment, I'm afraid. The judges can inject some sanity into the proceedings, but they can't save us from ourselves.
Show More