October

  • 29 October 2015 - Paulette Brown, President of the American Bar Association (ABA), guest blogs for the Bar Council on diversity in the legal profession in the United States. Despite best efforts, racial and ethnic groups, sexual and gender minorities, and lawyers with disabilities continue to be vastly underrepresented. Read how the ABA is aiming to proactively rebuild the nation’s confidence in the justice system.

  • 15 October 2015 - Tunde Okewale, a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers and founder of the Urban Lawyers initiative, guest blogs for the Bar Council on the organisation celebrating its five year anniversary. The award winning organisation, which has supported over 5,000 people, aims to engage young people and stimulate discussion regarding their attitudes towards criminal law, policing and personal responsibility.

  • 1 October 2015 - Amy Woolfson guest blogs for the Bar Council on how she became the first Open University graduate to be awarded a Kennedy Scholarship and attend Harvard Law School and why aspiring barristers should consider studying in the US.