The World at Their Feet

Jane Treleaven and Sa’ad Hossain report on the International Council of Advocates and Barristers’ advocacy-themed World Bar Conference. The International Council of... read more

Bringing the rule of law to Burma

David Wurtzel on listening to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in a panel discussion on the rule of law organised by the LSE and the Burma Justice Committee. ‘We cannot escape from the... read more

Death Row in Uganda

When Graeme Hall was asked to coordinate a project on death row in Uganda, he expected the prisons to be desperately depressing places. Little did he realise that the court room could be... read more

Pegasus Revisited

John DeStefano, an American lawyer and Pegasus Scholar, recalls for Counsel his experiences of English advocacy. The first time I met the Pegasus, it was not in the Inner... read more

Rule of Law & Maritime Capacity Building in Somalia: Part 2

David Hammond continues recounting his experiences as a UK representative for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and legal advisor to the European Union (EU) in Somalia for the... read more

Rule of Law & Maritime Capacity Building in Somalia: Part 1

David Hammond recounts some of his experiences and lessons learnt as a UK representative and maritime legal advisor in Somalia. I have been in some of the world’s most... read more

World Bar Conference

“Advocacy, past, present and future – Constant values for a modern Bar” is the theme for this year’s ICAB conference, to be held in London in June. Desmond Browne QC offers a glimpse of... read more

Global Friendship - The buddy scheme at work in Zimbabwe

Chairman of the Young Barristers’ Committee David Nicholls and  James Evans of the COMBAR Africa Committee report on their visit  to the Law Society of Zimbabwe’s Summer School in Nyanga... read more

An Interview With...Senator David Coltart

Graham Howard recounts his recent interview in Zimbabwe with the country’s minister of Education, Sport and Culture, Senator David Coltart. “Zimbabwe’s economy, although... read more

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Iain Morley QC looks at the Special Tribunal and how it is helping end political assassination in Lebanon. On 14 February 2005, at 12.55hrs, in downtown Beirut, the largest... read more