#MeToo & due process

#MeToo has been a powerful force for good but in the court of social media, ‘I don’t know’ could be the fairest verdict of all, writes The Secret Barrister An old... read more

EU Withdrawal Bill and judicial review: are we ready?

Angus McCullough QC considers the role of judicial review as the EU Withdrawal Bill is enacted, and after Brexit day has dawned A flash-back to 1980: the first series of... read more

LPP to have and have not

Anthony Philpott tests legal professional privilege principles against recent case law as in-house lawyers become closer to business operations In Ernest Hemmingway’s novel... read more

Film review: Paddington 2: life in the hostile environment

Immigration barrister Colin Yeo reviews Paddington 2 Warning: contains spoilers – and information about the plot too read more

Book review: ‘Madam, Where Are Your Mangoes?’ An Episodic Memoir

Sir Desmond de Silva Publisher: Quartet Books (September 2017) ISBN-13: 978-0704374423 read more

Secret E-Diary

What’s in a name? ‘Actually, I take it as a compliment. Diva is a derivative of divine. That’s quite a title to carry around.’ – Calista Flockhart read more

Book review: In Search of Nice Americans: off-grid, on the road and state to state in Trump’s America

Geoff Steward Publisher: Biteback Publishing (August 2017) ​ISBN: 978-1785902635 read more

Christmas wine

From festive fizz to heavyweight reds, Counsel’s wine critics Seán Jones QC and Professor Dominic Regan recommend a host of Christmas bottles, from cheap to dear with value and quality in mind read more

Temple Winter Festival

Temple Music Foundation and Hazard Chase have unveiled the fifth Temple Winter Festival, which takes place from 11 to 15 December at Temple Church and brings together some of the UK’s finest talent... read more

Snooping bosses

Media speculation that employers can no longer monitor their employees’ communications is misleading and unhelpful, writes Siân McKinley read more