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‘True equality alongside excellence’: Jason Pitter KC

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  

13 November 2023 / Glenn Parsons

Reflections as LCJ: Lord Burnett of Maldon

The Lord Chief Justice 2017-23 reflects on the defining decisions of his six reforming years with six Lord Chancellors. Interview by Anthony Inglese 

11 October 2023 / Anthony Inglese CB

‘Talent on its own is not enough’: Barbara Mills KC

The Vice Chair-elect of the Bar talks to Michael V Sternberg KC about her election (and how she got there), why it is now time to raise the voice of the Family Bar, and her continued drive for equality, diversity and inclusion 

11 September 2023 / Michael V Sternberg KC KCFO

Barrister at heart: Nisha Katona

Not the first to switch between law and food, but Nisha Katona is a rarity, leaving at the height of her legal career and fast becoming a household name. The family barrister turned restaurateur talks to Sam Hillas KC

07 August 2023 / Sam Hillas KC

Speaking up: Charlotte Proudman

Charlotte Proudman talks about the impact of misogynistic online trolling on female lawyers and asks why this is being allowed to happen in plain sight

10 July 2023 / Dr Charlotte Proudman

The accidental barrister: Jo Sidhu KC

Late epiphanies and mottos to live by – the ‘backstory’ of Jo Sidhu KC, the barrister who led the Criminal Bar during its most intense period in history

12 June 2023 / Jo Sidhu KC
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