Vintage Rumpole

A seasoned troupe of actors performed two radio plays, Rumpole on Trial and Rumpole and the Right to Privacy, for this year’s Kalisher Scholarship fundraising event, writes Melissa... read more

Theatre - In the spotlight

John Cooper QC reviews the Tricycle Theatre’s Tactical Questioning: Scenes from the Baha Mousa Inquiry which prepares for the spotlight to fall on the Report to be published in September... read more

Whisky - Just Reward

A look at the distillation process of whisky and how to enjoy the perfect dram at the end of a long day in chambers. After a long and arduous working day we all appreciate... read more

The Bar Debates - “Bang ‘em up Britain: are we taking a rational approach to sentencing?”

The inaugural Bar Debate took place on 7 April 2011 in Court 1 of the Old Bailey. Counsel’s David Wurtzel was there   The debating chamber Court 1 of the Old Bailey has seen its share of sentencing... read more

Murder most foul on both sides of The Pond

David Wurtzel reviews the law at work on stage in Inner Temple and out of the back of a Lincoln sedan in LA, Hollywood style… MURDER MOST FOUL OR LIBEL MOST VILE, Inner... read more

Lawyers on Trial

This summer’s production of Judgment at Nuremberg will put history and budding legal thespians in the spotlight. John Cooper QC meets the director, Sally Knyvette, for the inside story.... read more

Review book - Temple Church

How many barristers, walking past Temple Church on their way from court to chambers, realise that they are eyeballing one of the most historically and architecturally important medieval... read more

Sign of the Times?

Snigdha Nag reviews Made In Dagenham read more

Enemies of All Mankind

Lord Justice Sedley reviews three books on the topic of international law and piracy. Among the casualties of warfare during the last hundred years have been many of the... read more

Making a Difference

As the deadline for nominations for the Bar Pro Bono Award 2010 approaches, Georgina Closs asks six previous winners – who have all made an outstanding contribution to pro bono work –... read more