The Crime Writers

The Crime Writers The skills a barrister acquires and the atmospheric backdrop of the Inns of Court have been fully utilised by barristers writing legal-detective fiction, finds Sunil Tailor read more

Join the Club

Catherine Baksi looks at the social and sporting activities provided by the Bar and the Inns of Court. All work and no play makes Jack or Jill a dull boy or girl. And that... read more

Lawyers at the Crease

James Cartwright looks forward to the Lawyers’ Cricket World Cup read more

2008 Temple Festival

Martin Bowley shares his highlights of the Temple Festival read more

Lincoln’s Inn Portraiture

Pat Hardy finds a continuum of history and a portrait collection of priceless artistic heritage at Lincoln’s Inn read more

Recognition & Retention

Flexible working—hardly revolutionary, but underused at the Bar—is the answer to female retention. But it must be adequately rewarded, writes Melissa Coutino. read more

Ask Uncle Julian

Uncle Julian wishes all his readers a very Happy New Year and hopes the entire Bar is fully booked for 2009 (unlike Uncle Julian). Relaxing after my chambers’ Christmas luncheon, I was casually... read more

Masters of the Revels

Martin Bowley QC separates fact from fiction and marks the 40th anniversary of the abolition of theatre censorship read more

Inner Temple Portraiture

Pat Hardy reviews Inner Temple’s portrait collection and finds a collection rich in both Restoration and contemporary works. read more

Ask Uncle Julian - July 2008

Uncle Julian is on a busman’s holiday far away in the sun. Sarah, my PA, says that I should wear shorts and sandals in the evening “like all the other silks”. “Excuse me,” I replied, “I did not reach... read more