LPMA: a coming-of-age

Counsel talks to pioneers Christine Kings and Edith Robertson about the rise and role of the Legal Practice Management Association Twenty-one years ago with a handful of... read more

Pro Bono Watch

An update from the Pro Bono Unit on its fundraising initiatives and cases requiring counsel across Circuits read more

The employed spectrum (1)

In the first of a new series highlighting the wide array of employed opportunities for barristers, Counsel asks Richard Hill why he left the self-employed Bar and what he found… read more

Securing client data

Data breaches are a constant risk for barristers and next year the regime gets tougher. Much can be done to stem the risks, as Athelstane Aamodt and the Bar Council IT Panel... read more

The only way is ethics

With integrity at the heart of the Bar, dilemmas often arise. Rachel Langdale QC calls to mind the guiding hand of the Ethics Committee, assisting barristers in the heat (or calm) of a... read more

Whip-lash away?

As the general election pauses the planned whiplash reforms, Robert Weir QC examines the winners and losers, implications for personal injury litigation and disproportionate impact on the... read more

Fair share

All members should feel that chambers is doing their best for them. But how can you check work is being allocated fairly, and how can clerks demonstrate the fact of fairness? Rachel... read more

The Brexit Papers

In a welter of longer treatises, the Bar’s Brexit Papers have been described as ‘gold dust’. Written in the public interest to inform and guide the negotiations ahead, Hugh Mercer QC ... read more

Prepare for re-entry

Practitioners share their career break experiences: plan ahead, prepare for challenges and a well-supported return is possible CHAMBERS SUPPORT: CHANGING ATTITUDES read more

Justice online

Would justice be served? Joshua Rozenberg examines the proposed online solutions court in detail Should barristers regard online civil justice as a threat or an... read more