Film Review - Not My Life

Child trafficking continues. Felicity Gerry reviews “Not My Life”, a film exposing this brutal world and hoping to bring about change. Not My Life is a brutal documentary... read more

King James Bible – “The Lawyer’s Perspective”

The first of a series of lectures in Westminster Abbey to celebrate 400 years of the King James Bible was given by the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Judge. Counsel’s editor,... read more

Wine Review - Christmas is coming

Dominic Regan and Sean Jones recommend wines for the festive season. At Christmas, even those who don’t drink, do. Here are our recommended buys for the season ahead and... read more

Spanish treasures

John Maher recommends the wines from Valencia. They make a perfect accompaniment to every dish, he enthuses. read more

Review Books - October 2011

Law and Peace by Tim Kevan Bloomsbury, May 2011 £11.99 pp320 In the 1920’s, the Law Journal published a series of character-sketches of lawyers under the pseudonym “... read more

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