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

Therapy animals and ABE

Australia and the United States are increasingly using animals to support effective participation in courts. Will it catch on over here? Professor Penny Cooper explores the issues to... read more

Summer wine 2018

Dominic Regan and Seán Jones QC tempt the Bar’s summer palates with best value reds, light pink blush and some upmarket options if you’re feeling flush read more

Lawyers’ Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka 2017 match report

Now a settled event, we’re looking ahead to New Zealand 2020. Meanwhile Sri Lanka in 2017 saw the usual format of two pools of six teams, reports James Cartwright read more

Barrister’s best…

Best books, favourite films, top tracks and an essential: Counsel invites barristers to share their cultural influences. In this issue, we talk... read more