Tag: QCs

Criminal bar gets its first hijab-wearing QC

“It’s a surreal experience," says No5 Chambers' Sultana Tafadar

Mar 22 2022 10:08am

Top chambers fundraise bar course scholarship for refugee students

£20k award to honour public law silk Stephen Knafler QC who died tragically in October 2020

Mar 10 2022 9:13am

Attorney General makes history as first cabinet minister to take maternity leave

Overhaul of 'outdated' rules made move possible

Mar 3 2021 11:48am

The ‘cab-rank’ rule — an ethical conundrum

Aspiring barrister Benjamin Ramsey explores the recent events involving Dinah Rose QC and David Perry QC

Feb 17 2021 10:22am

Top London QC pulls out of Hong Kong prosecutions following ‘growing pressure and criticism from the UK community’

David Perry QC challenged by senior legal figures for taking on case against pro-democracy activists

Jan 20 2021 11:14am

Top London QC under fire for agreeing to prosecute Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigners

Baroness Kennedy describes David Perry's decision as 'a source of shame'

Jan 15 2021 9:33am

Legal profession making ‘significant progress’ on diversity — but top roles remain a problem

Lawyers disproportionately likely to come from privileged backgrounds, report finds

Nov 27 2020 9:47am

Top QC under fire for suggesting pupil barristers should have ‘well polished shoes’ and a ‘proper haircut’

Former Bar Council chief Richard Atkins apologises for posting tweet quoting recently deceased judge

Nov 16 2020 12:47pm

Ex-Attorney General brands PM’s Brexit plan ‘unconscionable’

Geoffrey Cox QC MP to vote to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson's controversial Internal Market Bill

Sep 14 2020 11:00am

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

A life of crime

Chris Daw QC on life at the bar, his newly released book and venture into ‘vlawging’

Aug 10 2020 10:30am

Dominic Grieve is now a law lecturer

Ex-Attorney General will be a visiting professor at Goldsmiths

Jun 3 2020 11:01am

Legal Twitter reacts after ‘white van man’ questions Keir Starmer’s ‘working class’ roots

Posts pic of barrister and Labour leader wearing traditional legal get-up

May 4 2020 3:02pm

How to become a clinical negligence QC

Two Serjeants’ Inn barristers, who made it to the top via strikingly different routes, share their advice and reflections

Jan 9 2020 2:36pm

Top barristers reveal what students need to know as they make pupillage applications

Practitioners from no less than 13 leading London sets share their insights as the Pupillage Gateway re-opens

Jan 7 2020 2:25pm

Twitter users adding ‘QC’ to their name could be committing a crime, junior barrister warns

'I’m a barrista (sic) -- the QC stands for Quality Coffee'

Oct 21 2019 1:12pm

Top Blackstone silk fined £18,000 for drink driving

Details of hefty court penalty appear in recent BSB decision

Sep 12 2019 11:06am

International Women’s Day: Lack of confidence deterring women from applying for silk

Barristers urge female seniors to be an inspiration to their juniors

Mar 8 2017 9:39am