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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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

‘No one above the rule of law’: Rt Hon Emily Thornberry MP

The Shadow Attorney General thought she had the best job in the world as a criminal barrister until she got a taste for politics. Now an ‘advocate for people’, Emily Thornberry MP talks to Anthony Inglese CB about her career and why there aren’t enough lawyers in Parliament

01 November 2022

Pupillage at the employed Bar: a growing phenomenon

Many senior employed barristers work in large legal departments where there is scope to recruit, train and absorb pupils, and more are starting to offer pupillage. Could this be a high-quality solution to the shortage of training opportunities for would-be barristers? Anthony Inglese CB investigates...

16 September 2022

Lord Wolfson QC: ‘The political wheel turns. I was quick to get over it’

The first minister to resign at ‘Partygate’ talks to Anthony Inglese CB about his Liverpool Jewish roots, his time in government – and continued public service in the Lords

05 September 2022

The war crimes specialist: Sir Howard Morrison KCMG CBE QC

From a chance airfield encounter to war crimes counsel, Karadzic trial judge, International Criminal Court judge and Independent Adviser to the Ukrainian Prosecutor General – Sir Howard talks to Anthony Inglese CB about the pivotal points that shaped his career

05 August 2022
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