Lawyers Cricket World Cup 2016

“There never has been a team of such spirit in the history of cricket,” writes James Cartwright, tempting new recruits to the Bar’s team for the Australian Cup. The first... read more

Pension freedom

Andrew Johnston explains how the temporary pension relaxations under the Finance Act 2014 – which close on 5 April 2015 – apply to soon-to-be retirees. Looking back to... read more

Easy does it

Going it alone: for the barrister with a book inside them, author Mark McCrum offers a guide to self-publishing. I’ve written nine books under my own name, seven under... read more

The Kalisher Event

David Wurtzel reviews this year’s Kalisher event, a production of Witness for the Prosecution in Middle Temple Hall in May. There can be few better causes than the Kalisher... read more

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