On a different track

Joseph Giret QC took time away from the Bar to compete in the Haute Route on behalf of Parkinson’s UK. He describes his journey ... Charity is a vital part of oiling... read more

The geese are getting fat

Sean Jones QC and Professor Dominic Regan review the wines on offer this Christmas. We are back with a range of recommendations again. Not a dud amongst them. Last year we... read more

A Year in the Saddle

Sam Blom-Cooper and Francesca Delany escaped the Bar for a year to cycle across Europe and Asia to Cambodia. Here they report back to Counsel “Don’t be... read more

Best Foot Forward

Natalia Rymaszewska and Julia Jones explain the benefits of the sponsored  walks being undertaken by lawyers all over the country The London Legal Walk is a... read more

Bar on the run

Toby Craig prepares for the London Marathon and asks members of the Bar also taking part how they have fitted training around their busy working lives. As a child, I spent... read more

Wine Review - Christmas is coming

Dominic Regan and Sean Jones recommend wines for the festive season. At Christmas, even those who don’t drink, do. Here are our recommended buys for the season ahead and... read more

Spanish treasures

John Maher recommends the wines from Valencia. They make a perfect accompaniment to every dish, he enthuses. read more

Vintage Rumpole

A seasoned troupe of actors performed two radio plays, Rumpole on Trial and Rumpole and the Right to Privacy, for this year’s Kalisher Scholarship fundraising event, writes Melissa... read more

Whisky - Just Reward

A look at the distillation process of whisky and how to enjoy the perfect dram at the end of a long day in chambers. After a long and arduous working day we all appreciate... read more

A private education

Strategic planning can ease the burden of escalating school and university fees. Elizabeth Davidson considers the financial weaponry on offer There’s no denying the high cost of bringing up children... read more