Findings show some signs of recovery in workload, but highlight the extreme financial and psychological hardship still facing many barristers.
A newly published report “Running on Empty” from the Bar Council reveals the severity of problems in the civil legal aid system.
Chair of the Bar says government can and must do all it can to allow the work of the courts to continue
All too often we hear that people see the Bar as a closed shop, says Amy Smith, a barrister at 9 St John Street, but “diversity at the bar really does matter,” she says in her guest blog for BarTalk, which is why the new 9SJS Access Award initiative aims to give those thinking about a career at the Bar a deep insight into what life can be like as a barrister and play its part in improving diversity in the profession
4BB Chambers are looking to recruit two Third Six Pupils with experience in criminal law. Chambers will guarantee earnings. Applicants will be allocated a Mentor/Supervisor and considered for Tenancy.
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Although there are greater numbers of women getting fraud work at the junior end, we are a long way from parity, writes Chair of the Bar, Amanda Pinto QC
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