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

Youth advocacy: driving up standards

Oliver Hanmer outlines the regulator’s new measures to improve standards in youth court advocacy No one could argue against the notion that every child deserves the... read more

The good lawyer

Research suggests lawyers need to engage more with their personal morality, but what makes a virtuous professional? Mary Cowe considers the development of practical wisdom at the Bar... read more

Going against the grain

Greater Manchester Law Centre has opened against the odds and is the third new centre to join the legal aid network post-LASPO. Barristers were integral to its success and John Nicholson... read more

Lean in

With International Women’s Day in March and the new Gender Pay Gap Regulations in force from April, what better time to let you know about the Barristers Lean in Circle? Eleena Misra ... read more