Richard Burns is a retired barrister and civil practitioner. He formerly practised at Ropewalk Chambers, Nottingham and sat as a Recorder on the Midland Circuit from 1991 to 2016.
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
Dropping hearings into Zoom is not the end game, writes Professor Richard Susskind OBE
The court backlog, remote hearings and exodus of criminal advocates due to poor remuneration are all linked and so must be the solutions, writes HH Nigel Lithman QC
Racial disparity and racism can impact experiences in the courtroom; Abimbola Johnson has some constructive solutions on how we can effectively challenge it