Speaking Dickens

At a time of universal celebrations for the bicentenary of Dickens’s birth, Victoria Kastner suggests how best to enjoy the great man’s works During his bicentennial year,... read more

Book Reviews - Versions of Truth

Paul Marshall reflects on a recent conversation between Channel 4’s Jon Snow and law reporter turned novelist, Elenor Dymott. Easter is not a bad time to recall the question... read more

Bar on the run

Toby Craig prepares for the London Marathon and asks members of the Bar also taking part how they have fitted training around their busy working lives. As a child, I spent... read more

Confiscation Law Handbook

Adrian Eissa and Ruth Barber ISBN: 978 1 84766 707 6. September 2011 Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional. Price: £75 Even barristers of the very near future will look back with... read more

Electronic Evidence Second Edition

Stephen Mason, Barrister, with a team of international contributors Publisher LexisNexis. Price: £178.21 ISBN/ISSN: 9781405749121. April 2010Paper is terribly last millennium. Relevant... read more

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