Lowlifes and high times

Life at the criminal Bar or the product of an irresistible creative impulse? 

By Ben Mills 

25 February 2021 / Ben Mills

Volunteer responder

A barrister’s experience of volunteering in a London hospital during the pandemic 

By Stephen Page 

23 February 2021 / Stephen Page

Barrister's best: Sir Rupert Jackson

Classics and the law: coming full circle, Sir Rupert Jackson shares his cultural life and times 

11 February 2021 / Sir Rupert Jackson

In a cocktail frame of mind

Coping with prohibition through methodological mixology, Shantanu Majumdar QC  reprises his social media cocktail recipe hits for a home-based NYE

14 December 2020 / Shantanu Majumdar KC

GF Newman in conversation

Exclusive: the double BAFTA-winning author reveals who inspired the justice crusader Judge John Deed, where Deed would stand on the separation of powers, and why Law and Order  couldn’t be made today 

Interview by David Etherington QC  

14 December 2020 / David Etherington KC

Christmas wine 2020

It may be a very different Christmas this year, but the perennial questions remain – ‘What should I drink on Christmas Day?’ and ‘What’s the perfect gift for an oenophile?’ 

By Professor Dominic Regan and Seán Jones QC  

The Unknown Soldier: a memorial to all

Robin Griffith-Jones  marks the centenary of the events leading to the burial of the Unknown Warrior

11 November 2020 / Robin Griffith-Jones

All Rise: The Bradford Legal Heritage Plays

A barrister, a comedian and a deputy lieutenant log onto a Zoom call... how Bradford found a way to keep laughing through lockdown. By Lydia Pearce 

21 October 2020 / Lydia Pearce

Lawyers in film: Paths of Glory (1957)

A sobering insight into past legal and social cultures where the rule of law is jettisoned. By David Langwallner 

28 September 2020 / David Langwallner

Lawyers in film: Inherit the Wind (1960)

We can learn a lot about the profession from lawyers in film and it can engender in students a love of the law: a new series of cinema critiques by David Langwallner  

07 September 2020 / David Langwallner
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The Chair of the Bar launches a Manifesto for Justice as campaigning gets under way

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