Today (24 January) marks the 10th Day of the Endangered Lawyer, a day to acknowledge and reflect on the significant risk lawyers across the world face in upholding the rule of law.
Patrick Duffy, barrister and member of the Bar Council's International Committee, blogs ahead of the Day of the Endangered Lawyer (Friday 24 January) on why the dangers lawyers face in Pakistan and elsewhere across the world has consequences for the rule of law.
The winners of the 2019 Bar Council Legal Reporting Awards are BBC journalist Clive Coleman and the i paper’s Rob Hastings.
Reality TV-style broadcasting of criminals being sentenced comes with risks that need to be guarded against, warns the Bar Council today as the Government looks to make the justice system more open with plans to film Crown Court sentencing.
114 new Queen’s Counsel appointed in the 2019 competition.
The Young Barristers’ Committee vision for 2020
Justice Week 2020 runs from 24-28 February 2020 and will see the Bar Council, Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) and the Law Society team up to promote the importance of the rule of law to young people.
Guildford Chambers seeks one family-based third six pupil and one civil/property-based third six pupil
Maidstone Chambers is looking to recruit a third-six pupil, with a view to tenancy, in order to service an increasing workload in civil and criminal matters
CALLING ALL JOURNALISTS - The Bar Council's 28th Legal Reporting Awards competition is now open.
The results of the Bar Council 2020 elections have been announced.
Chair of the Bar Richard Atkins QC reacts to the 2019 Queen's Speech.
9 King's Bench Walk, a crime, regulatory and immigration law set, is currently inviting applications for third six pupils
MyBar is undergoing temporary maintenance work
Justitia is looking for third six pupils with a civil/immigration and public law background to help them with their growing unlawful detention caseload