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 to Nigel Poole QC, Head of Chambers at... read more

Becoming a Google Doodle: India’s first woman lawyer

Lizzy Emerson profiles inspirational legal pioneer Cornelia Sorabji, India’s first woman lawyer with a Google Doodle raising her status worldwide read more

Secret E-Diary

When is there time to do the actual job? read more

Where to turn

Barristers should be able to practise in a work environment free from any oppressive behaviour, judicial or otherwise, writes Michael Hayton QC who outlines the support offered by Heads... read more

O’Brien update (6) – By His Honour John Platt

HH John Platt updates readers on the O’Brien/Miller pension and money claims fallout: the final Act. read more

Westminster Watch

Mark Hatcher examines the impact of Theresa May’s new year reboot. After the night of the blunt knives, how does Justice fare in the reshuffled line-up? read more

The only Way is Ethics

Danny Robinson explains the complex issues raised by an absent defendant and Helena Duong reports from the Bar & Young Bar Conference on the launch of the new online ethics hub for... read more

Get Set Go

In the first of a new Legal Practice Management Association column cultivating innovation in chambers, Stewart Thompson looks at corporate social responsibility at the Bar: going far or... read more

Who gets Silk 2017?

Fortune favours the brave, women and younger applicants, finds David Wurtzel, who delves into the details of this year’s list to assess how changed is the face of Silk and the influence... read more

Raising the Young Bar profile

Junior barristers, now more than ever, face a world which looks increasingly uncertain. Rick Hoyle, Chair of the Young Barristers’ Committee, looks at the worrying trend and what is being... read more