Five things we did in January 2020

See a snapshot of the Bar Council's work in our feature "Five things the Bar Council did” and read the top five picks from January

9 Bedford Row (no deadline)

In accordance with 9 Bedford Row’s ongoing programme of controlled expansion, Chambers are looking to recruit 3rd Six pupils with experience in criminal law.

Sitting days - HMCTS correspondence with Chair of the Bar Council

HMCTS CEO assures Chair of the Bar Council that Recorders are not at risk over sitting days

Judicial review: Bar Council reaction to latest comments on reform

Bar Council points to 44% drop in judicial review applications

1 Essex Court (deadline: 6 March 2020)

1 Essex Court seeks one pupil with a solid grounding in chancery and commercial law, together with a commitment to building a successful practice in this area.

Legal Tech: Gamechanger or ethical dilemma?

Bar Council policy experts Melanie Mylvaganam and Stuart McMillan discuss the ethical and regulatory implications of the introduction of AI into the legal market, as well as the potential dangers.

Young Bar blog: Supporting newcomers and preparing for our annual workshop

Katherine Duncan, Chair of the Bar Council's Young Barristers' Committee, blogs on what the YBC has in store for newcomers to the profession in 2020

Bar Council warns over knee-jerk move towards indefinite detention

Locking someone up indefinitely without due process in our country has been prohibited as long ago as The Middle Ages.