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Barrister abducted without trace for two years

It is now two years since Bangladeshi barrister Ahmad Bin Quasem, also Called to the Bar of England and Wales, was forcibly abducted from his home, almost certainly by Bangladeshi... read more

Westminster Watch

‘Houdini May’ may yet escape from her Brexit box, but Mark Hatcher hopes the PM will use the recess to reflect on the place of justice in the government’s agenda read more

The only way is ethics

Mark Fell explains how to handle diary clashes ethically while protecting the bottom line. Christopher Convey alerts the Bar to the new money laundering guidance read more

Get Set Go

Go modern? With some chambers fit to burst from their Dickensian buildings, Hannah Sparkes considers the benefits of becoming a more contemporary classic read more

Interview: Lord Mance

Silks who stay Silks, thinking fast and slow, and being beaten to the High Court bench by his wife. A reflective Lord Mance chats about his career and signals his rewirement to Anthony... read more

Secondments: still the new junior briefs?

With the criminal Bar at crunch point, Sam Roake explores how secondments might affect a publicly funded practice and Counsel grills barristers... read more

Day in the life…

Relocating to legally fused Bermuda was one of the best decisions Alex Potts QC has ever made. Eleven years – and one successful offshore QC application – on, Alex shares a typical day in... read more

Gender recognition and trans equality

With trans headlines constantly in the news, Claire McCann examines the law on trans rights and the dangers of misinformed debate read more

Religious rights and conflicts in law

What’s happening to religion and belief? Britain may be becoming less religious, but there’s a growing body of case law examined here by Robin Allen QC read more

It’s a sham? The changing definition of marriage of convenience

Allan Briddock examines a significantly widened definition of ‘marriage of convenience’ and how the new test could catch out many genuine relationships read more

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