Regulating internet surveillance

RIPA is dead, long live the IPA? As the so-called Snooper’s Charter comes into force, Tom Hickman examines the two regimes, recent case law and checks and balances on the state’s new bulk... read more

‘Best interest’ cases

As publicity and concern grow over life support and best interest cases, Rosalind English provides an overview of the courts’ approach read more

Who governs the Internet?

Subjecting tech colossi to the rule of law while defending expressive freedoms online is a formidable task legislators have barely begun – but post-Cambridge Analytica change is in the... read more

A Happy International Women’s Day in Suffragette City

The first female president of the Supreme Court, Baroness Hale, a former member of the Northern Circuit, was the 2018 Women in The Law UK (WITLUK) guest speaker at the WITLUK annual dinner in... read more

Inquisitorialism: a search for truth?

The Secret Barrister wears a black cape, fights crime and shares with Counsel an extract from their much-anticipated book on the criminal... read more

Myths and Money: Social Mobility and our Profession

By Sir Paul Jenkins KCB QC Reprinted with the kind permission of The Middle Templar (Michaelmas 2017 edition) read more

Sir Paul Jenkins KCB QC—a tribute

Tributes have poured in following the untimely passing of Sir Paul Jenkins KCB QC, former Treasury Solicitor and Treasurer of Middle Temple. read more

Westminster Watch

Mark Hatcher weighs the value of select committees’ ‘pester power’ in securing positive change – not least for the Bar. Why then so little scrutiny of their impact? read more

The only way is ethics

Stephen Kenny QC addresses the legal and ethical considerations when offering student placements and Melanie Mylvaganam asks whether you’re travelling ethically: tips on keeping your... read more

Time to GDPR

Ready to GDPR? If not, think: technical disruption; embarrassment; delays to completing work; and large fines. In a new column, the IT Panel goes back to basics read more