Karen Squibb-Williams has had an extensive career at the Bar, specialising in the use of forensic science for over 20 years. Prior to retirement in November 2023, from her base at the Crown Prosecution Service headquarters Karen held a number of high-profile roles, including National Strategic Policy Adviser to the UK government for prosecution policy in her specialist areas from 2001-13, then went on to establish her own chambers, providing legal services within the UK and international criminal justice contexts.
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The North Eastern Circuit Leader on his trailblazing career, turbulent early years of practice and his mission to equip all barristers, regardless of their characteristics, with the opportunity to thrive. Interview by Glenn Parsons
From a CPS pupillage to Director of Legal Services at one of the largest prosecutors in England and Wales Michael Jennings describes the interesting and varied life an employed barrister in public service can lead
In 2022 Behind the Gown asked the Bar Standards Board to acknowledge online misogyny and sexism. One year on, the regulator’s revised Social Media Guidance doesn’t go far enough in confronting this issue, say Stephanie Hayward and Charlotte Proudman
Growing your junior practice via international conference and how to fund the trip: Daria Gleyze, Emile Simpson and Sajid Suleman share what they gained from the ChBA BVI Conference