Annual Bar Conference 2016: Deferred prosecution agreements

A practical guide by defence and prosecution Deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs), a relatively recent addition to the UK criminal justice toolkit, allow a company which... read more

Young Bar Conference 2016: Keynote and Open Forum

In her opening address Louisa Nye, Chairman of the Young Bar, noted two key themes included within the conference: technology and Brexit.  read more

Annual Bar Conference 2016: Pro Bono award 2016

The winner of the 2016 Pro Bono Award, sponsored by the Bar Council, was announced at the conference. John Collins, of Zenith Chambers, has been at the Bar for six decades.  read more

Annual Bar Conference 2016: Keynote address

The keynote address was given by the Rt Hon Sir Ernest Ryder, Senior President of Tribunals.  read more

Annual Bar Conference 2016: Opening keynote

Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC, Chairman of the Bar In her speech at the 31st Bar & Young Bar Conference, held at the Westminster Plaza Hotel, on Saturday 15 October 2016,... read more

The QC profile

Challenging the concept of a ‘stereotypical’ QC, Peter Purvis talks to five of this year’s more diverse Silk successes, with some healthy criticism of the selection process and advice for... read more

CBA champion

How to protect the profession from withering away when fees and career prospects are so limited? Rupert Jones talks to the determined Francis FitzGibbon QC about priorities for his term... read more

Dear Donald…

As lawyers around the world watch with apprehension to see how President-Elect Trump will handle policy engaging the rule of law and human rights, Katherine Duncan reports on the IBA... read more

BPTC futures

James Welsh makes the case for retaining the BPTC as we know it – and argues that evolution can create significant changes in a controlled, targeted and risk-free way If... read more

Annual Bar Conference 2016: How to make the most of new work opportunities

Understanding outsourcing, secondments and other non-traditional ways of working With a title like this, it was not surprising that there was a good turnout for the morning... read more