Overcoming a multitude of visa problems, teams of lawyers with a passion for cricket from twelve mostly Commonwealth jurisdictions gathered in Cambridge on 26 July for an eight day tournament,... read more

Letters: Crime Writers

Dear Editor Can I thank Sunil Tailor for the very interesting article on fictional barrister sleuths which appeared in the August issue of Counsel (“The Crime Writers” pp 24-26). I’m sure it will... read more

A Sussex Summer

Martin Bowley QC reviews the 2009 season read more

Treading the Boards

“Getting on Board”, a charity who places professionals on the governance board of local organisations, has seen a surge in applicants from the Bar. Paul Rand explains what new trustee volunteers can... read more

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