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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Law reformer: Lady Arden

The proud Northener and ardent law reformer talks to Anthony Inglese CB about her early years as a company law barrister, custom and practice at the Supreme Court, and supporting the ambition of women and underrepresented groups at the Bar

21 October 2020

The Attorney General: Suella Braverman QC MP

In an interview that took place before publication of the seismic Internal Market Bill, the Attorney General discusses her path to politics via the Bar and balancing the independent functions of her role with policy objectives. Interview by Anthony Inglese

24 September 2020

Lord Sales: Reflections on legal life

The Supreme Court Justice on his path to law, the ‘wonderful but relentless’ years as Treasury Devil, inner workings of court and weathering storms in the public eye

Interview by Anthony Inglese CB

13 March 2020

Interview: Lord Hendy QC

After a lifetime working in the industrial relations field, how does the barrister champion of the trade union movement see the law, art of advocacy and today’s judgecraft?

18 December 2019

Wise counsel: Lady Black

Running from the Bar (and back again), the dynamics between bench and counsel, and why family law is no poor relation. Sagacious yet self-effacing, the second-ever female Supreme Court judge agrees to a rare interview

23 July 2019

Interview: Sir Richard Heaton

Knighted in the New Year’s Honours, Permanent Secretary to the MOJ Sir Richard Heaton discusses his route to the Bar and beyond with Anthony Inglese

21 January 2019

Interview: Nicky Padfield QC

Nicky Padfield QC chose Africa over pupillage, an academic career enriched with Recordership, and became a Master of firsts at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. Vocal on sentencing, parole and recall, the professor talks to Anthony Inglese

13 December 2018

Interview: Christopher Vajda

As the Prime Minister’s Brexit dealings are awaited, Anthony Inglese meets UK judge to Europe’s top court, Christopher Vajda, who reflects on his journey to the ECJ and six years of judging EU-style

28 November 2018

Interview: Lord Sumption

The magic of the Bar, call of the Bench and parallel lives: in a rare interview Lord Sumption sets the record straight with Anthony Inglese

28 September 2018

Interview: Lord Mance

Silks who stay Silks, thinking fast and slow, and being beaten to the High Court bench by his wife. A reflective Lord Mance chats about his career and signals his rewirement to Anthony Inglese

27 July 2018
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