Are you ready to embrace change? Systemic Coach Zita Tulyahikayo and NLP Master Practitioner James Pereira QC explain how to make appropriate time for work, set achievable goals and enrich your legal life
In the second article in their series, systemic coach Zita Tulyahikayo and James Pereira QC discuss the importance of wellbeing for chambers, the relationship between chambers and those who work there, and the matters that chambers should address when considering wellbeing
Findings from a survey of the LGBT+ Bar make for hard reading, say Steven Vaughan and Marc Mason, who outline what we know and what needs to be done
There must be zero tolerance on sexual harassment at the Bar, writes Andrew Langdon QC
Sexual harassment must not be tolerated at the Bar, or in any other walk of life.
#MeToo has been a powerful force for good but in the court of social media, ‘I don’t know’ could be the fairest verdict of all, writes The Secret Barrister
An old stand-up routine – I forget whose – used to poke fun at those old-style newspaper polls where members of the public were invited to phone a premium rate number and express their view on a contentious issue of the day.
The first Circuit-based mentoring scheme for women barristers is building confidence and camaraderie. Kate Brunner QC explains what sets it apart
The Bar may appear to be awash with mentoring schemes, but only a small minority of barristers actually have a mentor, and it is particularly difficult on the far reaches of Circuit to access support and events based in London.
Forewarned, forearmed: Dr Justine Rogers’ insider study of barristers and their pupils found distinct traits and pressures but there are collegiate solutions
‘Pupillage is like doing a marathon with a box in your hands. And inside the box is a glass vase which you need to keep intact, and you don’t get to open the box until the end of the marathon and for all you know the vase broke on day one!’
Guy Fetherstonhaugh QC and Simon O’Toole assess the Pupillage Supervisor Network one year on and offer a view on pupillage regulation
The Bar may be forgiven for thinking that our regulators positively enjoy tinkering with the rules for pupillage.
Making a move from the Bar to a career in governance: Maria Brookes outlines three good reasons to switch and how to do it
Inés Rivera explains how speech recognition can help barristers create accurate documentation faster
What should barristers be doing on the personal finance front ahead of the end of the tax year on 5 April? Julian Morgan of Fleet Street Wealth answers your questions
Are you ready to embark on this arduous but potentially rewarding journey? Julie Gottlieb of Sherwood PSF Consulting provides a self-examination checklist, hints and tips to help you prepare for a future application
A day in the life of the junior criminal barrister/Twitter sensation who is currently on maternity leave with her second child while her husband is away on a lengthy military tour of duty
A fictionalised account of hidden battles during an ordinary court day. By Rehna Azim
The law is broken. Help us prove it, writes Rohini Teather
Now in its third year, the Bar Pro Bono Awards is already a firm fixture in the legal awards calendar. Read the inspirational stories behind the awards...