Calm at the centre

With Bar wellbeing firmly centre stage, Mark Hatcher meets the preachers of the Inns to examine what they can offer to barristers – of all faiths and none ‘The Bar can... read more

BREXIT: What now for the Bar?

Evanna Fruithof outlines Brexit’s implications for barristers across practice area Three months on from the UK’s seismic EU Referendum result, and with the brief respite of... read more

Funding the future

Nathalie Lieven QC provides an update on this year’s Pupillage Matched Funding Scheme This year marks the fourth round of the Pupillage Matched Funding Scheme.  read more

The magic of mentoring

Joanne Wicks QC, Grace Ong and Lucinda Orr outline the benefits of mentoring for barristers  read more

Pride of Wales

David Hughes outlines the workings and the innovative approach of the Bar in Wales Wales is a place of contrasts; we are a country, not a ‘region’, and those of us who... read more

A CPD revolution

Stephen Honey outlines the benefits the changing face of legal CPD can bring to barristers According to a report published last year by research firm Outsell, the UK legal... read more

Family keystone

Lucy Reed meets Philip Marshall QC, whose self-effacing Twitter profile belies the breadth and challenge of his task as Chair of the Family Law Bar Association I meet... read more

Be upstanding in court!

Optimise performance and manage stress – John Hunter outlines the benefits of the Alexander Technique to the Bar The long association between F M Alexander (1869-1955) and... read more

Bar mental health

Is the Bar doing enough to help protect barristers’ wellbeing? Grania Langdon-Down investigates the initiatives for change With the launch in May of a cross-profession... read more

Have your say

Weaknesses, observations and remedies – how to fix legal aid? A call for evidence from the Lord Chancellor’s Advisory Council Chair Gary Bell QC On 28 January 2016, the... read more