Compassionate counsel

Dermot Feenan explores the place of compassion in legal practice The Family Law Bar Association obituary of Sir Nicholas Wall, formerly President of the Family Division,... read more

Military service tribunals during the Great War

If you put a man in harm’s way then realise you made a mistake, shouldn’t you at least try to make amends? 100 years on, David Hewitt examines the case of Joseph Blackburn who didn’t want... read more

Blogger profile: The Secret Barrister

Counsel interviews The Secret Barrister, who started out as a counterweight to media misinformation and is the third legal commentator in a row named Independent Blogger of the Year (... read more

The Bar’s Brexit blogs

Following the capsizing uncertainty generated by Brexit, the general public and businesses are increasingly looking for answers. No surprise, then, that the Bar has become a rich source... read more

Death row art

A critically acclaimed exhibition of a death row inmate’s life’s art has travelled from Arkansas to Temple Church. Samantha Knights explains Kenneth Reams’ journey Kenneth... read more

The importance of giving

  While pro bono work is a significant part of how the Bar gives back to society, over a third of barristers volunteer for charity work outside their profession. Haresh Sood inspires... read more

Freedom’s banner

From its earliest beginnings in 18th century England to today’s street protests, Paul Harris explains why the right to demonstrate still matters The legal and practical... read more

Blogger profile: Waiting for Godot

Counsel speaks to Jolyon Maugham QC, the tax law blogger Waiting for Godot Where did the inspiration come from to write the blog? read more

The Great Fire stopped here

As the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London is marked by a new opera, His Honour Judge Cryan relates the pivotal role played by the Inn’s first Royal Bencher in saving the Temple... read more

Blogger profile: Barristerblogger

Counsel interviews criminal barrister Matthew Scott, aka the award-winning Barristerblogger read more