Team dynamics: the barrister/solicitor relationship

Power shift? Grania Langdon-Down investigates the changing nature of legal relations as competition, scale of litigation, legal aid cuts and growth of in-house advocates affect how cases... read more

Paralegals & the Bar

With many able students unable to get pupillages, the Bar is getting wise to the advantages of legal assistants (with important caveats). Gerard McDermott QC explains why he employs law... read more

Flexible working flipsides

How we made flexible working work for us, by Esther Gamble read more

Reflections on the Silk round

Sir Alex Allan, Chair of the QC Selection Panel, offers advice to prospective applicants and four successful candidates from the previous round discuss their lessons learned with Peter... read more

Who judges the judges?

If a barrister experiences bullying from a judge are there remedies available? Who judges the judges and is there somewhere advocates can complain? Judith Trustman puts forward a case for... read more

An extraordinary day in the life of…

If Kim Hollis QC thought her first year as DPP for the British Virgin Islands was an adventure, Hurricanes Irma and Maria swept away not only her house, but the Islands’ prisons and entire criminal... read more

Becoming a Google Doodle: India’s first woman lawyer

Lizzy Emerson profiles inspirational legal pioneer Cornelia Sorabji, India’s first woman lawyer with a Google Doodle raising her status worldwide read more

Where to turn

Barristers should be able to practise in a work environment free from any oppressive behaviour, judicial or otherwise, writes Michael Hayton QC who outlines the support offered by Heads... read more

The only Way is Ethics

Danny Robinson explains the complex issues raised by an absent defendant and Helena Duong reports from the Bar & Young Bar Conference on the launch of the new online ethics hub for... read more

Get Set Go

In the first of a new Legal Practice Management Association column cultivating innovation in chambers, Stewart Thompson looks at corporate social responsibility at the Bar: going far or... read more