A barrister’s experience of volunteering in a London hospital during the pandemic
By Stephen Page
Missing the designated chambers tech wiz? Sam Thomas on the risks and liabilities when working remotely, and five practical steps to help you meet data protection requirements and keep cyber safe
Cara Goldthorpe offers some tips for developing a positive mindset, making healthy choices and optimising time and (work) space when we are predominantly home-based
Charlotte Baker discusses the kit, apps and tips you need to make remote and paperless working… work
The pandemic has transformed perspectives and practice at the Bar. While the physical chambers is far from over, it’s clearly going to be different for the future.
By Catherine Calder
Is failure to confront the root cause of vaccine hesitancy driving people towards anti-vax views? Natasha Isaac examines how pervasive conspiracy theories about coronavirus vaccines have become
We defend fearlessly our clients’ best interests and fight for the underdog every day in court, but neglect to apply that same attitude to ourselves. What is needed to improve the lives of those who seek to stand up for justice and assure the future of the profession?
By Siân Beaven
With pandemic-related fraud on the rise, Christopher Convey explains how barristers should maintain vigilance against anyone seeking to launder criminal funds or channel monies towards terrorist activity
COVID-19 working practices threaten further significant and disproportionate attrition of women from the Bar. Rachael Goodall sets out the Western Circuit Women’s Forum’s call to action and proposals to mitigate the risk
Making a move from the Bar to a career in governance: Maria Brookes outlines three good reasons to switch and how to do it
Inés Rivera explains how speech recognition can help barristers create accurate documentation faster
What should barristers be doing on the personal finance front ahead of the end of the tax year on 5 April? Julian Morgan of Fleet Street Wealth answers your questions
Are you ready to embark on this arduous but potentially rewarding journey? Julie Gottlieb of Sherwood PSF Consulting provides a self-examination checklist, hints and tips to help you prepare for a future application
A day in the life of the junior criminal barrister/Twitter sensation who is currently on maternity leave with her second child while her husband is away on a lengthy military tour of duty
A fictionalised account of hidden battles during an ordinary court day. By Rehna Azim
The law is broken. Help us prove it, writes Rohini Teather
Now in its third year, the Bar Pro Bono Awards is already a firm fixture in the legal awards calendar. Read the inspirational stories behind the awards...