Rachel Spearing introduces the UK’s first Wellness for Law Forum
March saw the launch of a new initiative to support ongoing work to improve health and wellbeing at the Bar.
Benchmark your budding best practice: putting mental health firmly on the chambers agenda is the right thing to do and benefits the bottom line
Fiona Fitzgerald offers a practical view from a chambers CEO: Bar is no longer behind the curve
The online support portal for barristers’ wellbeing and mental health has gone live
A new portal giving barristers, clerks and chambers staff access to guidance, tips, support and contacts for help on all matters concerning wellbeing was launched on 15 October at the Annual Bar Conference.
Richard Atkins QC on why it’s never too late to diversify – particularly with a barrister’s skillset
In 2011, at the second time of asking, I took Silk.
Time for the Bar to rise to the equality challenge and find more effective ways for women to stay on in the profession, argues Fiona Jackson
In July the Bar Standards Board (BSB) published Women at the Bar , a report of its survey of all practising female barristers on the implementation and effectiveness of the Equality Rules that came into force in 2012.
With Bar wellbeing firmly centre stage, Mark Hatcher meets the preachers of the Inns to examine what they can offer to barristers – of all faiths and none
‘The Bar can sometimes feel a lonely place,’ says Rachel Spearing, a criminal practitioner who has played a leading role in the Wellbeing at the Bar initiative.
Joanne Wicks QC, Grace Ong and Lucinda Orr outline the benefits of mentoring for barristers
Optimise performance and manage stress – John Hunter outlines the benefits of the Alexander Technique to the Bar
The long association between F M Alexander (1869-1955) and the theatre dates back to the very origins of the Alexander Technique (AT).
With the property market witnessing significant changes since the beginning of the pandemic, Fleet Street Wealth’s Managing Director Julian Morgan considers the future of the home, the second home and the office
In partnership with the Bar Council, LexisNexis is offering up to 60% off its extensive webinar offering.
Making a move from the Bar to a career in governance: Maria Brookes outlines three good reasons to switch and how to do it
The barrister-author talks to Chris Henley QC about the parallels between farming and farmers, and the law and barristers, and the dilemmas of combining young children with continued practice at the Bar
Permitting vulnerable people to be heard is a difficult role, but I have so much joy from it. Mary Prior QC shares life lessons with Aadhithya Anbahan
If the Bar is complacent on the issue of race, then we will perpetuate the same racial inequities that continue to pervade our society, writes Professor Leslie Thomas QC
Tim Prudhoe's lessons learnt: as the scope increases for working overseas, here's some advice on how to build the foundations for an international practice (and not upset the local Bar)