April

  • 21 April 2016 - Philip Wood, CBE, QC (Hon), head of the Allen & Overy Global Law Intelligence Unit and author of The Fall of the Priests and the Rise of the Lawyers guest blogs on how you can have a society without a philosophy or a religion.  But you cannot have a society without law.

  • 20 April 2016 - Simon O'Toole (pictured) guest blogs on the important contribution of Pupillage Supervisors, and why the Bar Council is setting up a network to help those barristers who are supervisors get support in their roles.

  • 7 April 2016 - Lord Marks QC, the Liberal Democrats' Lords spokesperson on justice, guest blogs for the Bar Council on his party's post-Coalition view of access to justice, the true impact of LASPO, and why we need an urgent review of our system of justice.

  • 7 April 2016 - Rachel Crasnow QC, who practises in employment law at Cloisters chambers and is the Chair of the Bar Council Legislation & Guidance Panel, looks at why Shared Parental Leave, which came into force a year ago, could be relevant to barristers and why it shouldn't be ignored by the Bar.