Anthony Inglese CB

Anthony Inglese CB

Anthony Inglese CB was head of legal in five Government Legal Departments over a 38-year career, most recently as General Counsel and Solicitor to HM Revenue & Customs. A Bencher of Gray’s Inn, he now trains and mentors lawyers.


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Chair of the BSB: Kathryn Stone OBE

From Parliamentary standards to barrister standards – Kathryn Stone OBE, Chair of the Bar’s regulator, talks to Anthony Inglese CB about roots, respect and reviews

13 May 2024

Standing up for justice Sir Robert Neill KC (Hon) MP

‘The ethical code of the Bar is one of our great strengths. We need more of it in politics,’ says Sir Robert Neill KC (Hon) MP. As the influential Chair of the Commons Justice Select Committee prepares to stand down, he talks to Anthony Inglese CB about his barrister roots and key wins in Parliament

15 April 2024

In the thick of it: Caroline Croft

GLD barrister Caroline Croft, one of the largest legal heads in the country, tells Anthony Inglese what drew her to public law and politics

19 February 2024

‘Lawyers have much to contribute’: George Peretz KC

Anthony Inglese interviews George Peretz KC, the public law silk disseminating the law across Parliament and the media alongside his broad and organically grown practice

11 December 2023

Reflections as LCJ: Lord Burnett of Maldon

The Lord Chief Justice 2017-23 reflects on the defining decisions of his six reforming years with six Lord Chancellors. Interview by Anthony Inglese

11 October 2023

‘People underestimate the influence of the Lords’: Lord Marks KC

Calling out abuse of power and advice for would-be barristers: the Liberal Democrat spokesperson in the Lords on Justice talks to Anthony Inglese

10 July 2023

Good practice: Julia Hornor

On her retirement Julia Hornor – a doyenne of chambers management whose career has mapped and shaped the ‘business evolution’ of the Bar – reflects with Anthony Inglese

12 June 2023

HM Attorney General: Victoria Prentis KC MP

The first Attorney General with Government Legal Department experience is used to breaking ground. Victoria Prentis talks to Anthony Inglese about her roots, the role and her enormous respect for the Bar and the rule of law

10 April 2023

The chain of reasoning: Lady Rose of Colmworth

Currently the only female UK Supreme Court Justice, Lady Rose gives a rare insight into the subtext of judicial interventions, the process of deliberations and makes the case for a broader pool of advocates and judges. Interview by Anthony Inglese CB

13 February 2023

Strength in diversity: Lady Justice Simler

Driven by a heightened awareness of race discrimination and the importance of equality, Dame Ingrid talks to Anthony Inglese CB about her career, being a respectful judge and why cultural change is crucial to increasing diversity in the legal professions

05 December 2022
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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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