• 23 July 2015 - Inspired to seek a career at the Bar following the Bar Council-backed Bar Mock Trials competition, Will Taylor has been building up his legal experience, but the cost of study is now his biggest challenge.

  • 23 July 2015 - Bar Council Policy Analyst, Averil Sessions, guest blogs on the successful Young Barristers Wellbeing Seminar, which took place on 29 June. The seminar aimed to help members of the young Bar identify and deal with work-related stress and its often unwelcome consequences.

  • 9 July 2015 - The Chancellor of the Exchequer presented his first Summer Budget to Parliament yesterday since the election. Tax barrister Richard Sowler TD provides a useful round-up of all the key points announced in yesterday's speech.

  • 9 July 2015 - Michael Jones, member of the Bar Council’s Young Barrister’s Committee, guest blogs for the Bar Council on the the Advocacy Training Council’s Advocate’s Gateway International Conference, which took place on 20 June 2015. The aim of the conference was addressing vulnerability within the justice system.