Legal reform in Albania

James Dingemans QC looks at the legal profession  in Albania and the work of the Slynn Foundation there. On Wednesday 30 March 2011 a delegation from the Albanian National... read more

Something in common

Commonwealth Lawyers Conference: February 2011 saw India hosting  the 17th Commonwealth Lawyers’ Conference. Nichola Higgins reports. Hyderabad, the sixth most populous... read more

Vive l’Entente Cordiale!

The Paris Bar Exchange enables up to four UK barristers to spend a month with a Parisian law firm, attend court and conduct a mock trial. Kakoly Pandé took part in last year’s exchange... read more

Rescue missions

Charlotte Bailye discusses the repatriation of victims of forced marriages from Pakistan to the UK. The combined efforts of the UK’s Forced Marriage Unit and the British High Commission... read more

Bridging the Gulf

The Bar Council trips to the Gulf help open up doors that are not available to individual practitioners or chambers, writes Peter Lodder QC. It has never been more... read more

Jumping in at the deep end

Sandra Healy weighs up the pros and cons of junior barristers attending international law conferences. In October 2010, 45 English barristers attended the International Bar... read more

A Place in the Sun

Desmond Browne QC discusses the rule of law in Zimbabwe today. In June 2010 Lord Steel hosted the launch at the House of Lords of “A Place in the Sun”, the report of a mission to Zimbabwe... read more

Lessons not learnt

William Hotham recently completed an internship in Ghana helping create a training programme to sensitise law enforcers to human trafficking. He assesses the UK’s record in this area.... read more

Rebuilding Justice

Major David Hammond and Paul Hoddinott explain the Bar Council’s involvement in ILAC. The Bar Council is one of the 44 member organisations that contributes to the running... read more

Mission Impossible?

Anthony Paphiti argues that the decision in Al-Saadoon and Mufdhi v UK could mean that armed forces engaged in nation building tasks are saddled with the responsibility of guarding... read more