Profession

Bar course shake-up

David Wurtzel asks Derek Wood CBE QC the million dollar question: will the Inns re-enter the law school market and offer a cheaper and ‘radically innovative’ BPTC? read more

Unlocking funds, restoring balance

Vital funds for free legal support agencies need urgent restocking. Clare Carter explains how the Bar can help by seeking costs for all pro bono read more

In the eye of the storm

With the Bar’s invaluable pro bono, workers’ union IWGB packs a punch well above its weight as a key intervenor and ambitious litigator. Peter Oldham QC talks to its general secretary Jason... read more

Pro bono: in good health?

Pro bono is good for all. Amanda Finlay shines a light on some innovative examples, from ‘social prescribing’ of legal advice to educational outreach read more

The only way is ethics

Nicholas Goodwin QC outlines the updated witness preparation guidance from the Bar Council’s Ethics Committee, which confronts head on the ethical lines to be drawn and distills lessons for all... read more

Employed Bar Award Winners 2017

Meet the employed Bar’s crown jewels, recognised in the new Bar Council awards at the Tower of London read more

A place in your practice

As public access goes mainstream, Chris Bryden offers an insight into the merits (and pitfalls) of cutting out the middlemen read more

Decisions, decisions

Is your chambers constitution the weakest link? Advocates for corporate change, Robin Jackson, David Barnes, Catherine Calder and Nick Rees explain how to re-structure for maximum... read more

Conference call

Inclusive and interactive, this year’s main Bar event offers something a little bit different, as Rachel Spearing explains read more

Payment: time for change

Duncan McCombe and Sam Roake reveal the grim reality, as a young Bar survey shows 50% of criminal juniors are working for free. Doing nothing is not an option and a solution must be found... read more

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