Guest blog: Max Hill QC, DPP – the path to becoming Treasury Counsel is not a closed shop

Max Hill QC, Director of Public Prosecutions, blogs for BarTalk about the new Treasury Counsel Pathway, a positive action initiative designed to support increased diversity at the very highest levels of advocacy

  • 23 September 2021
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Guest blog: Placing UK centre stage in cryptoasset dispute resolution

Fraudsters continue to embrace cryptoassets as a mechanism to facilitate fraud, says professional services and accountancy organisation, Grant Thornton, which is why it is vital that legal practitioners continue to pioneer approaches to global crypto fraud investigations and civil recovery.

  • 9 September 2021
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Guest blog: HMCTS sets out new measures in court and tribunals

Paul Harris, Operations Director at HMCTS blogs on the latest developments on court capacity and safety that the Bar needs to know about

  • 29 July 2021
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Guest blog: Attorney General on the Bar’s role in tackling contempt of court on social media

Attorney General Michael Ellis QC MP writes exclusively for BarTalk on his recent #ThinkBeforeYouPost social media campaign and how barristers can play a key role in public legal education around contempt of court.

  • 15 July 2021
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Guest blog: “No hesitation” in returning to the virtual Pupillage Fair

Lena Amartey, employment practitioner at 9 St John Street Chambers, Manchester explains why she had no hesitation in signing up to participate again in the Bar Council’s Pupillage Fair 2021

  • 13 July 2021
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Bar Placement Scheme Blog Competition 2021 – Highly Commended: Exploring Chancery by Imaan Kamran Malik

Explore the world of commercial chancery law in Imaan Kamran Malik's account of the Bar Placement Scheme

  • 12 July 2021
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