Professor Leslie Thomas QC, of Garden Court Chambers, is Gresham College’s first Black Professor of Law in its 400-year history and is a Visiting Professor at Goldsmiths, University of London. A former Joint Head of Chambers at Garden Court, Leslie is a human rights/civil liberties specialist with an emphasis on inquests and public inquiries. He is a Master of Bench at Inner Temple and received the Lifetime Achievement Award (2017) in the Diversity Legal Awards from the Black Solicitors Network.
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Q&A with Carmel King of Grant Thornton UK LLP’s Insolvency and Asset Recovery practice
As we face 2022, the profession feels restless, the job feels relentless but we are in good hands: our new yet seasoned leader talks to Joanna Hardy-Susskind about his concerns and ambitions for the Bar, and how we protect this truly precious, national asset
A barrister-authors cultural life and times includes an obsession with all things medieval and what it means to be British
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