Tag: Criminal Bar Association

Ministry of Justice commits £2 million to legal tech

As barristers ballot on strike action enters final hour

Jun 4 2019 4:05pm

More action needed to tackle ‘hostile environment’ driving women from the bar

‘This stuff is not complicated, so let’s get on with it’, says Chris Henley QC

Feb 12 2019 11:02am

Criminal barristers to vote on £15 million legal aid offer

Protest escalation suspended last week following 'breakthrough' talks with government

May 30 2018 11:43am

Bar suspends legal aid protest escalation following £15 million government offer

Barristers will continue to refuse new publicly-funded cases

May 25 2018 1:08pm
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Legal aid row: ‘Sit down and talk with us’, top QCs tell government

Nearly 100 chambers are now refusing to take new publicly-funded cases

Apr 24 2018 9:01am

Criminal bar remains resolute as over 90 chambers back direct action over legal aid cuts

Barristers have been refusing to take new publicly-funded cases since April 1

Apr 17 2018 8:46am

QC sparks outrage after comparing solicitors to postmen

Simon Spence’s controversial comments appear in his election manifesto

Jun 28 2017 11:21am

Scrap BPTC in favour of two year pupillage, urges bar chief

Top crime QC says bar course only benefits law schools and London's landlords

Oct 19 2015 2:15pm

Bar chief bellows a resounding ‘no’ to legal aid strike call

Tony Cross QC triggers outrage as he calls for more time to negotiate with ministers

Jul 7 2015 9:22am

Criminal Bar Association Takes Swipe At ‘Dickhead’ Law Student

On Easter Sunday, anonymous Twitter sensation @LawVicissitudes tweeted this cheekily blasphemous gag: What people don’t...

Apr 2 2013 9:43am

Privileged Colleagues Who Don’t Need To Self-Publicise ‘Will Always Resent You For It’

Ed note: This is the third in a series of posts where leading members of...

Nov 9 2012 11:39am

Why Did The Criminal Bar Association Choose Judge John Deed To Deliver Its Annual Lecture?

Surreal scenes yesterday evening at the Criminal Bar Association’s (CBA) annual ‘Kalisher lecture’, which was...

Oct 17 2012 8:46am

Amid “Heartache, Depression and Personal Bankruptcy”, Are We Finally Seeing The End Of The Criminal Bar?

Last night at the Criminal Bar Association (CBA) dinner at Middle Temple Hall, CBA chair...

May 18 2012 8:35am