Tag: Barrister

Criminal barristers go on strike – how did we get here?

Indefinite, uninterrupted strike starts today

Sep 5 2022 1:40pm

Private members club frequented by top judges and QCs faces legal action over men-only policy

Businesswoman Emily Bendell instructs Leigh Day to seek injunction stopping Garrick Club from operating ‘discriminatory’ policy

Sep 9 2020 1:53pm

Top blogging barrister warns Birkbeck law grad that her crowdfunded Dominic Cummings prosecution is doomed

Revised legal advice to Mahsa Taliefar is expected to row back on prospects of success

Jul 2 2020 2:48pm

Family barristers star in Foo Fighters spoof music video

3PB's eye-catching music video includes a dog dressed as an alien

Jul 2 2020 9:24am

Lights, camera, courtroom! Sentencing in high-profile criminal cases to be televised for first time

But bar chiefs warn against legal proceedings becoming a 'spectator sport'

Jan 16 2020 1:10pm

Career changers: 6 things you need to know before making the switch to law

Lawyers share their routes into the profession -- and what they learned along the way

May 30 2019 3:39pm
Justice courts lawyers

Free Representation Unit teams up with The Secret Barrister in new CrowdJustice appeal

Blogging heavyweight becomes legal charity's first anonymous patron

Oct 5 2018 10:24am

Love happens here: The very best lawyer photos from London Pride

Includes a dog in a barrister’s wig wearing a Hawaiian lei

Jul 10 2017 11:01am

QC sparks outrage after comparing solicitors to postmen

Simon Spence’s controversial comments appear in his election manifesto

Jun 28 2017 11:21am

Iain Duncan Smith called Keir Starmer a ‘second rate lawyer’ and Twitter went mental

Incident happened during fiery parliamentary debate on Brexit

Oct 11 2016 1:04pm

Kim Kardashian reveals law school hopes

News comes after reports she asked Amal Clooney for a mini-pupillage at Doughty Street Chambers

Sep 22 2016 6:12pm

22 Pushup Challenge: Doughty Street barrister tackles the latest social media craze

The suit and UGG slippers combo is a nice touch

Sep 5 2016 11:08am

18-month suspended sentence for ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ barrister who made vulnerable woman call him ‘master’

Family law specialist pleaded guilty to putting a person in fear of violence by harassment

Jul 22 2016 11:27am

Latest advocacy row — bar leaders slam solicitors for poor family court work

Top silks call on Ministry of Justice to launch a review of courtroom standards as public is in “danger”

Jul 21 2015 2:15pm