Nature, climate change and directors’ duties

Nature-related risks including climate change should be firmly on board agendas, say Sharif A. Shivji KC, Rebecca Stubbs KC, James Burton, Karl Anderson and Hossein Sharafi who have conducted a landmark review of directors’ duties under English law

Analysing class at the Bar

If we can understand class at the Bar more accurately, we will be more effective when analysing – and combatting – classism, says Alex Benn

10 June 2024 / Alex Benn

The concept of an international anti-corruption court

Reality or pipe dream? Drawing on personal experience fighting grand corruption in Nigeria, Dr Charles Adeogun-Phillips makes the case for an international anti-corruption court (IACC)

Garrick Gate – a critical tipping point

By Professor Jo Delahunty KC, Kate Brunner KC and Dr Ann Olivarius KC (Hon) OBE 


Writing a constitution for the UK

Brexit shows that our late 19th century uncodified constitution should be replaced by a 21st century written one, argues Austen Morgan  

07 August 2023 / Dr Austen Morgan

LGBTQI+ rights and the Privy Council (2)

The Privy Council’s decisions are continuing to set back progress of LGBTQI+ rights in British Overseas Territories and beyond, argues Dr Leo Raznovich

12 June 2023 / Dr Leonardo Raznovich

The adversarial system of justice – a flawed approach?

Problems with the adversarial system and why we should strive for a more balanced and nuanced approach. By Professor Leslie Thomas KC 

Nicola Bulley: Are the police still failing women?

With women and girls’ trust in the Police at an all-time low, Emma Cunningham and Catherine Hobby look at the impact of Lancashire Police's disclosures, and whether there are grounds for legal action over breach of Nicola Bulley's human rights

17 March 2023 / Emma Cunningham / Catherine Hobby

Animal welfare – the lie of the land

In the rush to dump EU law by the close of 2023, does the UK risk slipping backwards in animal welfare and environmental protection? Damian Woodward-Carlton KC investigates

13 March 2023 / Damian Woodward-Carlton KC

A new flagship court – but what about the rest?

The City of London Law Courts development provides an opportunity to reflect on the sorry state of the rest of the court estate, says Martha Grekos

13 March 2023 / Martha Grekos
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The Chair of the Bar launches a Manifesto for Justice as campaigning gets under way

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