All Westminster eyes on the bridge to Brexit and the Upper House was seen at its copper-bottomed best (not least Hope, Judge and Pannick), writes Mark Hatcher
Mark Hatcher examines the impact of Theresa May’s new year reboot. After the night of the blunt knives, how does Justice fare in the reshuffled line-up?
As the new year beckons, Mark Hatcher takes a timely look back over 2017 for clues as to what might happen in the village of Westminster over the coming year
As if Brexit wasn’t enough to contend with, Westminster has been mired in sexual harassment allegations. Mark Hatcher examines the brittle, back-foot state of affairs
Mark Hatcher reports on the parallel universe of the party conferences – is the writing off the wall for the Tories as Labour appears to steal a march on legal aid?
Mark Hatcher examines the issues ahead, as Theresa et al teeter towards Brexit on the Westminster tightrope without the critical parliamentary safety net
Another nice mess the PM has gotten Westminster into: Mark Hatcher examines the intense programme designed to deliver Brexit and other Bills of note to the Bar
Campaign in poetry; govern in prose? As Parliament is mothballed, Mark Hatcher examines the main parties’ pledges on justice and the reality behind the rhetoric
For the past few weeks the Palace of Westminster has felt mothballed.
Election fraud is kept in check by strict rules of conduct but rare cases exist, as Richard Price OBE QC explains
Candidates at parliamentary and local elections must ensure they are not guilty of a raft of election offences, known as corrupt and illegal practices.
Do we need a strong and stable government – or just a strong and stable Parliament? Professor Jeff King analyses the constitutional problems generated by the Prime Minister’s decision to go to the polls early
As a result of the forthcoming general election, the new Parliament – and hence government – will remain in place until May 2022.
The Lawyers’ Group of the Oasis of Peace UK are delighted to announce that on Thursday, 28 October 2021, Professor Philippe Sands QC will be delivering the 12th Rueff Lecture (via Zoom) entitled ‘Thinking About an International Rule of Law’
Inés Rivera explains how speech technology is transforming policing, courts and prisons
Philip N Bristow explains how to unlock your aged debt to fund your tax in one easy step
With the property market witnessing significant changes since the beginning of the pandemic, Fleet Street Wealth’s Managing Director Julian Morgan considers the future of the home, the second home and the office
Should we cap numbers coming to the Bar? Or help them make data driven decisions? asks IshanKolhatkar
Shifting the taboo, two silks talk about the menopause, its impact on women at the Bar and the need for a profession-wide rethink. By Lyndsey de Mestre QC and Brie Stevens-Hoare QC
In a profession which can be attached to, and defined by, archaic stereotypes, how to be yourself, explore new areas and own your own time? Here are Lennart Poulsen's 'lessons learnt'...
Other sectors have support staff in place for senior professionals, so why not the Bar? An established barrister/VA team and their matchmaker explain how they make it work
Two years in, the first Domestic Abuse Commissioner for England and Wales talks to Natasha Isaac about getting the sector from survival to thrive mode, the critical role of IDVAs and ISVAs, and her desire to work with the Bar