Legal Personality


Honest reflections on lockdown: Mohsin Zaidi

Doing a solitary job in a busy world is one thing, but doing a solitary job in a solitary world is quite another – Mohsin Zaidi  discusses the impact of lockdown on the mental health of the Bar and why we should all be talking about it 

22 January 2021 / Mohsin Zaidi

On the front line: Rebecca Wilkie

Advocate's CEO Rebecca Wilkie speaks to Shaylla Shabbir about her return to the Bar’s pro bono charity, Advocate, and its ongoing evolution 

02 January 2021 / Shaylla Shabbir

The only story that I have: Mass Ndow-Njie

If all barristers try to ‘fit in’, we will alienate aspiring barristers from underrepresented groups: Mass Ndow-Njie  on the importance of being visible  

14 December 2020

Derek Sweeting QC: Chair of the Bar 2021

The incoming Chair shares his thinking on diversity at the Bar, the rule of law, and his hopes and fears for what’s likely to be another turbulent year 

Interview by Rehana Popal 

13 December 2020 / Rehana Popal

Remembering Justice Ginsburg

From one Supreme Court Justice to another, Lady Arden ’s appreciation of Justice Ginsburg through the lens of a selfless autobiography

30 November 2020 / Lady Arden

‘No truth without Ruth’: a Bar tribute to Justice Ginsburg

A tribute and revelations from a meeting with the cult figure Justice Ruth Ginsburg, an Honorary Bencher of Gray's Inn. By William Clegg QC 

30 November 2020 / William Clegg QC

Barristers look like... Alexandra Wilson

Tackling ‘isms’ from the inside and making global headlines – a remarkable young barrister shares her experience of defying the odds, breaking into an elite profession and challenging attitudes to race and class in the justice system 

By Alexandra Wilson  

30 November 2020 / Alexandra Wilson

Right person, right time, right job: an exit interview with Amanda Pinto QC

An exit interview with Amanda Pinto QC, Chair of the Bar for 2020. Roundly praised by Bar rank and file for her leadership during an incredible year, she takes an unusual breather to talk to Desiree Artesi  about the milestone moments of her tenure

30 November 2020 / Desiree Artesi

Law reformer: Lady Arden

The proud Northener and ardent law reformer talks to Anthony Inglese CB  about her early years as a company law barrister, custom and practice at the Supreme Court, and supporting the ambition of women and underrepresented groups at the Bar

21 October 2020 / Anthony Inglese CB

A rounded advocate: Sally Penni MBE

Recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her services to diversity in the workplace, social mobility and law, Sally Penni MBE  talks about her projects outside the courtroom and her driving forces

21 October 2020 / Sally Penni
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