Desiree Artesi of Thomas More Chambers specialises in Privy Council appeals and constitutional and administrative law. She is an affiliate expert at the Centre for Law and Social Justice at Leeds University; a member of the Code Adjudication Panel of the Phone Paid Authority, and a member of the Editorial Board of Counsel Magazine. She is a Master of the Bench of Inner Temple. Desiree is an equity champion on issues affecting black barristers and a mentor to young people from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds irrespective of race.
The forthcoming Race at the Bar report, and what the Bar Council is doing on the intersecting issues of race discrimination, equal opportunity and social mobility
An update by Rachel Cooper of Coram Chambers
There is still time to submit your entries for the LexisNexis Legal Awards 2022, with entries closing on Friday 26 November!
Leading alcohol testing provider AlphaBiolabs is now offering SmartMobile™, a new and highly innovative portable breath alcohol testing device with a built-in camera for personal identification, as well as optional GPS tracking capabilities.
Like it or loathe it, admin is a part of work and life but it can start to dominate and feel a burden. Here is a checklist of tips to help you feel calm about your inbox, from the virtual assistants who keep barristers organised
Upskilling courts with a more forensic approach to domestic abuse, Professor Monckton-Smith talks to Laurence Cooper about her groundbreaking research, identifying patterns of coercive control and use of the homicide timeline
In a rare interview, Lord Pannick QC, the barrister at the centre of some of the most critical legal debates this country has seen, reflects on his own role in the theatre of law, celebrates the art of persuasion and discusses his upcoming Hamlyn Lectures. Interview by Anthony Inglese CB
Dropping hearings into Zoom is not the end game, writes Professor Richard Susskind OBE
Racial disparity and racism can impact experiences in the courtroom; Abimbola Johnson has some constructive solutions on how we can effectively challenge it