Master of the Universe: Adrian Berrill-Cox

Insights into the profession from the FCA lawyer and Outstanding Employed Barrister in Commerce and Industry 2020 Adrian Berrill-Cox, interviewed by Michael Harwood 

18 February 2021 / Michael Harwood

Barrister's best: Sir Rupert Jackson

Classics and the law: coming full circle, Sir Rupert Jackson shares his cultural life and times 

11 February 2021 / Sir Rupert Jackson

Setting up a direct access practice

As the pandemic’s influence on practice bites, Andrew Granville Stafford, Maria Scotland and Daniel ShenSmith outline the key requirements that apply to public access work, the direct-client experience and advice on effective marketing 

Secret E-Diary

Eerie reminders of the first lockdown

22 January 2021

Book review: Data Protection: Law and Practice (fifth edition)

By Rosemary Jay 

Published by Sweet & Maxwell (2020) 

ISBN  978-0414070967 

Reviewed by Anya Proops QC  

22 January 2021 / Anya Proops QC

Priti Patel, the Independent Adviser, and ministerial irresponsibility

Beyond the consequences of the impunity granted to the Home Secretary by the Prime Minister’s decision, there are some notable constitutional implications of this episode 

y Professor Mike Gordon  

22 January 2021 / Mike Gordon

The future of the legal aid Bar

The Westminster Commission on Legal Aid is an ambitious cross-party initiative examining the state – and assessing the future – of the socially vital legal aid sector as it emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic 

By Rohini Teather  

22 January 2021 / Rohini Teather

Problem-solving courts: hope over despair

Neither a recurring legal fashion trend, nor weird transplant from across the Atlantic, UK problem-solving courts have a long and transformative history, writes Phil Bowen  

22 January 2021 / Phil Bowen

Ten points of effective participation

What promotes/inhibits participation? Penny Cooper examines a new research study and toolkit for those who guide witnesses’ and parties’ participation – now an increasingly significant part of a barrister’s role 

22 January 2021 / Penny Cooper

Imagine a new world of skills training

Two coaches (one a practising barrister) argue that today’s Bar urgently needs modern, practical skills training to meet its professional obligations and support its wellbeing. 

By James Pereira QC and Zita Tulyahikayo  

22 January 2021 / James Pereira QC / Zita Tulyahikayo
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