A splendid beginning

Andrew Clarke QC reviews the Bar Choral Society’s inaugural concert. On 23 June, the Bar Choral Society (BSC) gave its inaugural concert in Temple Church. It is idle to... read more

Summer Reading

The Bar Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Vice Chairman-Elect with their favourite books for the summer. Summer is designed for cricket, and it is a truth universally... read more

Diving in

Zoe Saunders on how she makes the most of her time away from court and unwinds. As I was leaving court recently, one of the local district judges said to me: “I understand... read more

Judging images

The 2005 and 2013 legal reporting reforms have given rise to initiatives and new images which feed into a new Arts and Humanities Research Council funded project: Judging Images: the... read more

Picture-blogging in the Supreme Court

Blogging artist Isobel Williams on her work in the highest court in the land. Since July 2012 I have been an occasional blogger-with-a-difference in the Supreme Court, with... read more

Please put a penny in the old man’s hat

Sean Jones QC and Professor Dominic Regan give Counsel a tour of the wine around this Christmas There is an enormous range of bottles out there this year. Here are some... read more

Grand Masters

Nicolas Bragge outlines highlights of the colourful life of Master Richard Wakeford VC whose photograph is one of many past Masters on show at the Rolls Building. The... read more

Flying solo

A day in the life of a single mother at the Bar. By Gulshanah Choudhuri A typical day would see me crawling from my bed at around 7am, asking the girls to get up. Once the... read more

Eagles and air shots

In a profession where reputations are prized and seniority is an obsession, the Annual Tournament of the Bar Golfing Society is a great leveller. Simon Goldstone and Guy Williams explain... read more

Writing about what you know

H.H. Judge Peter Murphy talks to Counsel about his novel, A Higher Duty Why write a novel about barristers?  This is really two questions in one, isn’t it? First, why write... read more