Alice Irving

Alice Irving

Alice Irving is a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, with a broad civil and public law practice. She specialises in education, social care and housing law, with a particular emphasis on the rights of individuals with disabilities.

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We exist – barristers with lived experience of mental illness

Does the current wellbeing agenda exclude current and aspiring barristers who already have lived experience of mental illness and are facing discriminatory and prejudicial practice on a daily basis? BLEMI aims to fill that gap, as Steve Broach and Alice Irving explain

13 March 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic and prioritisation of treatment

The potential for a second wave of COVID-19 cases is very real, as is the need for clarity as to how the NHS should respond if demand for limited resources exceeds supply. By Alice Irving

02 June 2020
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Earnings, reform and engagement

The new Bar Council earnings report presents a collective challenge for the self-employed Bar, remote hearings are changing and Bar Conference is back next month

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