Athens legal support

Miranda Butler and Julia Lowis report on a UK initiative providing specialist advice to asylum seekers and Greek lawyers in the refugee crisis read more

Reforming JR

Richard Clayton QC figures out the statistics behind the growth in judicial review cases and impact of the government’s reform agenda read more

Ice Age of state aid law?

Andrea Biondi addresses some of the thorniest legal issues raised by a post-Brexit state-aid scenario – are the rules, principles and rights set for extinction? read more

Legislating Brexit

The sovereignty of Parliament will be subject to gruelling examination in the Brexit process and threatened by arcane powers yet could emerge enhanced, writes Lord Judge read more

A good match

Bad forensic science could jeopardise the integrity of the criminal justice system, so Gill Tully and Anthony Heaton-Armstrong examine the march towards better... read more

The employed spectrum (1)

In the first of a new series highlighting the wide array of employed opportunities for barristers, Counsel asks Richard Hill why he left the self-employed Bar and what he found… read more

Securing client data

Data breaches are a constant risk for barristers and next year the regime gets tougher. Much can be done to stem the risks, as Athelstane Aamodt and the Bar Council IT Panel... read more

The general election and the constitution

With government in the choppiest of political waters, can the British constitution provide a suitably stable platform? Mark Elliott analyses the implications of the general election... read more

Article 50: the trigger that never was?

With the start of Brexit negotiations drawing closer David Wolchover argues that the Prime Minister has not triggered Art 50 of the Treaty on European Union On 29 March Sir... read more

The only way is ethics

With integrity at the heart of the Bar, dilemmas often arise. Rachel Langdale QC calls to mind the guiding hand of the Ethics Committee, assisting barristers in the heat (or calm) of a... read more