Music review: Bar Choral Society

HHJ Philip Bartle QC reviews a dramatic and confident Bar Choral Society Performance of The Creation at Middle Temple Hall The magnificent sixth concert of the Bar Choral... read more

Film review: Sea Sorrow

‘I hope the film may be of some help to the agencies who do their utmost to support the refugees who have survived, most especially to their children.’ Dir: Vanessa Redgrave... read more

Review: Christmas wine

Buy excellent-value wines sharpish before the New Year/Brexit price rises, advise Counsel’s own wine critics Seán Jones QC and Professor Dominic Regan This is the... read more

Book review: Darien: a Journey in Search of Empire

Author: John McKendrick QC Publisher: Birlinn Ltd (2016) Hardcover: 288pp ISBN: 978-1780273204 Price: £20 read more

Book review: The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich & Powerful Hide Their Money

Authors: Bastian Obermayer and Frederik Obermaier Publisher: OneWorld Press (2016) Paperback: 384pp ISBN: 978-1786070470 Price: £12.99 read more

Book review: Marshall Hall: A Law Unto Himself

 Author: Sally Smith QC  Publisher: Wildy, Simmonds & Hill Hardcover: 302 pages ... read more

Bar Leaders’ 5 best books

The 2017 Bar Council leadership team, Andrew Langdon QC and Andrew Walker QC, share their most influential reads Andrew Langdon QC, Vice Chairman of the Bar Council read more

Editorial Board’s summer books

Introducing the Counsel Editorial Board, which shares some alternative reads read more

Summer wine

Counsel wine columnists Professor Dominic Regan and Sean Jones QC celebrate some good seasonal buys – lighter on both palate and pocket There are some great bottles to be... read more

Book review: The Law of Legal Services

Editor: John GouldPublisher: Jordan Publishing 2015Hardback: £185 E book: £168 ISBN: 9781846619359 read more