Law in Practice

Is social mobility dead?

What’s your view on social mobility and its vital signs at the Bar? Michael Todd QC, Leslie Thomas QC, Alice de Coverley, Daisy Mortimer, Dr Tunde Okewale MBE, Sharon Laurence and James... read more

Extraordinary day in the life of…

In today’s conflicts where combatants fight by different rules, lawyers are a great asset to any commander, writes Flight Lieutenant Modu who shares a day in her life as an RAF legal... read more

The global jury #legaltech: crowdsourcing and big court data

Crowdsourcing court decisions? Will it ever take over from the pedigree and reputation of the Bar? By Simon Gittins read more

Disclosure in criminal cases: it’s not rocket science

Richard Hearnden argues that the recent controversy around social media disclosure failures in criminal cases can be solved by going back to basics read more

Public trust and confidence: it’s good to talk

In the aftermath of recent disclosure failures, John Warboys release and the case of Poppi Worthington, being able to talk openly is absolutely critical if we are to repair confidence in... read more

Criminal finances & tax evasion: crackdown on corruption

With events such as the Paradise Papers increasing pressure on government to deal with tax evasion, and bodies corporate on the cusp of prosecution, Anthony Eskander explains what’s in... read more

Blockchain, Bitcoin and the Bar (2)

Peter Susman QC updates his December 2017 article by trying to answer two further questions he has been asked by a number of readers read more

When the trial’s a stage

David Josse QC discusses Slobodan Praljak’s dramatic death read more

The challenge of expert evidence

Avoid the pitfalls of probabilistic reasoning and examine expert evidence with more confidence: Colin McCaul QC introduces new guidance from the Inns of Court College of Advocacy and the... read more

Catalonia, the referendum, the deposed leader and his EAW

Gemma Lindfield and Amelia Nice look behind the headlines at Spain’s extradition request of the ex-Catalan Leader and its subsequent withdrawal. Does the concept of ‘political offence’... read more