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Restoring confidence

Judge-led inquiries are a vital tool for accountability and politicians must set an example in this age of mass-media attack, argues Khawar Qureshi QC Anyone who wishes to... read more

The pull of Islamic finance

The fertile fields of Islamic finance and banking in Britain have a growing relationship with English contract law and ADR. By Scott Morrison Shari’a-compliant financing... read more

Making the ascent

Sir Daniel Bethlehem QC shares his route from Bar basecamp to all-round public international lawyer with Anthony Inglese ‘It’s helpful when teaching public international... read more

Breaking the silence

A woman who defied death threats to give evidence in a landmark ‘honour killing’ case turned trainer when agencies failed to learn lessons from the case. By James Keeley A... read more

Secret E-Diary

Working in August isn’t all bad 'My favourite Nice restaurant is in the market. It's open mainly for the market people, and shuts in August.'  – Mary Quant read more

The only way is ethics

More change is afoot in the world of money laundering. Christopher Convey explains how this affects the Bar. Will counsel assist the court? Ed Vickers QC outlines new guidance on court... read more

PUPILLAGE SPECIAL: Who supervises the supervisors?

Guy Fetherstonhaugh QC and Simon O’Toole assess the Pupillage Supervisor Network one year on and offer a view on pupillage regulation The Bar may be forgiven for thinking... read more

PUPILLAGE SPECIAL: Two-way street

Upsides and flipsides: supervisors and pupils from the self-employed and employed Bar give warts-and-all accounts of their experiences of a year under very different wings   read more

PUPILLAGE SPECIAL: The psychology of pupils

Forewarned, forearmed: Dr Justine Rogers’ insider study of barristers and their pupils found distinct traits and pressures but there are collegiate solutions ‘Pupillage is... read more

PUPILLAGE SPECIAL: It’s a match

Record numbers of chambers are applying to the COIC Pupillage Matched Funding Scheme, now hitting its stride. Nathalie Lieven QC reports 2016/ 2017 saw 40 pupillages... read more

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