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

Book review: Witness Testimony in Sexual Cases: Evidential, Investigative and Scientific Perspectives

Editors: Pamela Radcliffe, Gisli Gudjonsson CBE, Anthony Heaton-Armstrong and David WolchoverPublisher: Oxford University Press (2016)RRP: £59.95 ISBN: 9780199672936 read more

Refreshers CC

A Refreshers First XI would be a match for any decent club side, writes Philip Cayford QC. The only challenge is getting all your best players on to the same pitch on the same day...... read more

It’s not all law, law, law you know

David Smith previews an upcoming charity music gala Music at the Bar is thriving.  read more

Combining law with writing

Frank Hinks QC talks to Melissa Coutinho about his dual career as a silk at Serle Court and a prolific writer/illustrator Since childhood, I wanted to be both a barrister ... read more

Lawyers Cricket World Cup 2016

BEWCC’s James Cartwright delivers the match report from Brisbane and heralds the revival of the historic Bar v Clerks game A person glimpsing 17 English (and Welsh)... read more

Sound footings

As well as being a barrister, remember you are an unpaid tax collector, says Tony Reynolds, who advises best financial practice from the start of your legal career HMRC has... read more