International criminal lawyer

Criminal barrister Rory Field bids farewell as Bermuda’s Director of Public Prosecutions and reflects on the benefits of taking his London training overseas When did you... read more

Rage against the machines

The legality of drone strikes is riddled with serious questions. The rule of law mandates a post-strike review in every case where a British citizen is executed without trial, writes Emma Fitzsimons read more

Sharing something in common

The Commonwealth-in-England Barristers Association is as relevant now as when first set up, write Charlotte Boaitey and Andrew Otchie Patricia Scotland QC, Baroness... read more
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The orphaning of future generations

Sheryn Omeri on the destruction of cultural property and the first International Criminal Court prosecution read more

The Fox Scholarship

Applications are welcomed for, and recent scholars reflect upon, this chance to experience the Canadian legal system Each year, the Harold G. Fox Education Fund sponsors... read more

The UN at 70: A legal perspective

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, the Bar Council, in conjunction with the diplomatic community and the UN Association Westminster Branch, hosted a lecture in the... read more

Crossing frontiers, effecting change

Philip Forsang Ndikum describes how his training at the Bar of England and Wales equipped him for the challenges of practising law in Cameroon Africa in miniature read more

Under threat

Olivia Percival explains life for lawyers in Colombia, the work of the Caravana and how European support can help In Colombia, being a lawyer can be a very dangerous... read more

Law in an Unrecognised State

Peter Melleney and Chloé Barton explain the legal system in Somaliland and training the Attorney General’s Office Somaliland is a self-declared independent state which is... read more

International reach

Christian Wisskirchen outlines the international work of the Bar Council read more