Skills and strategies to succeed in pupillage and beyond, by Systemic Coach Zita Tulyahikayo and NLP Master Practitioner James Pereira QC
Are you ready to embrace change? Systemic Coach Zita Tulyahikayo and NLP Master Practitioner James Pereira QC explain how to make appropriate time for work, set achievable goals and enrich your legal life
This year’s wellbeing one-day forum features top legal wellbeing researchers and practitioners sharing inspiring initiatives within their workplaces at the Bar. A must-attend for barristers wanting to adapt and respond to today’s challenges, writes Rachel Spearing
In their latest article, systemic coach Zita Tulyahikayo and barrister and NLP Master Practitioner James Pereira QC discuss how ‘Life at the Bar’ can make it hard to break free from work stresses and how to take personal charge
In the second article in their series, systemic coach Zita Tulyahikayo and James Pereira QC discuss the importance of wellbeing for chambers, the relationship between chambers and those who work there, and the matters that chambers should address when considering wellbeing
In the first of a new series, systemic coach Zita Tulyahikayo and James Pereira QC explain why supporting wellbeing should be an essential aspect of barristers’ and chambers’ practice
Lee Moore highlights the impact of traumatic cases on barristers and the wider legal profession
I fled pupillage in 1974 to seek refuge as in-house counsel to a marine insurance company.
Natalie Hearn and Brie Stevens-Hoare QC herald the launch of FreeBar, the LGBT+ chambers network that aims to promote an inclusive culture throughout the Bar
A number of barristers’ chambers – including Matrix, Hardwicke, No5 Chambers, 5 Paper Buildings and 3 Hare Court – are working in association with Stonewall to establish a forum for chambers, employers and individuals working at and for the Bar focused on supporting LGBT+ people (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender and sexuality minorities).
In the first of a new series on personal finance, Paul Faithfull looks at the issues facing first time buyers at the young Bar
As house prices continue to increase across most parts of the UK, getting a foot on the property ladder is becoming more challenging.
Barrister and Buddhist Jo Shaw on mindfulness practice and the Bar
Caveat lector: This article is “Not Bar”. It covers subjects such as emotions, looking after oneself and, even, spirituality.
Opportunity for female sopranos/contraltos in secondary education, or who have recently finished secondary education but have not yet begun tertiary education. Eligibility includes children of members of the Bar
Fear of the collection and test process is a common factor among clients, especially among vulnerable adults in complex family law cases. Cansford Laboratories shares some tips to help the testing process run as smoothly as possible
Casey Randall explains how complex relationship DNA tests can best be used – and interpreted – by counsel
Casey Randall, Head of DNA at AlphaBiolabs, explores what barristers need to know about DNA testing for immigration, including when a client might wish to submit DNA evidence, and which relationship tests are best for immigration applications
The case ofR v Brecanihas complicated matters for defence lawyers. Emma Fielding talks to gang culture expert, Dr Simon Harding about County Lines, exploitation and modern slavery
Barristers are particularly at risk of burnout because of the nature of our work and our approach to it but it doesnt have to be this way. Jade Bucklow explores how culture, work and lifestyle changes can rejuvinate our mental health...
The Schools Consent Project (SCP) is educating tens of thousands of teenagers about the law around consent to challenge and change what is now endemic behaviour. Here, its founder, barrister Kate Parker talks to Chris Henley QC about SCPs work and its association with Jodie Comers West End playPrima Facie, in which she plays a criminal barrister who is sexually assaulted
Professionally embarrassed? The circumstances in which criminal barristers may return instructions to appear at trial have become clearer following the Court of Appeal judgment inR v Daniels By Abigail Bright
Following the launch of the Life at the Young Bar report and a nationwide listening exercise, Michael Polak and Michael Harwood outline the Young Barristers Committees raft of initiatives designed to address your issues of concern