Book review: East West Street: on the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

Author: Philippe Sands Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson (2016) Format: Hardcover 496pp and e-book ​ISBN: 9781474601900 read more

Book review: Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse

Edited by: Ros Burnett Publisher: Oxford University Press (2016) Format: Hardcover 336pp  ​ISBN: 9780198723301 read more

Book review: Breaking Law: the Inside Guide to Your Legal Rights and Winning in Court or Losing Well

Author: Stephen Gold Publisher: Bath Publishing (2016)  Format: Paperback 517pp and e-book  ISBN: 9780993583605 read more

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