The Bar Council have now released their response to the Home Office’s consultation on Legislation to Counter State Threats. Serious shortcomings: The consultation’s failure to address how the
Taxpayer’s have unwillingly supported the Government’s inability to manage the 2010 financial crisis, Brexit, post Brexit deliberations and more recently COVID.
It is no wonder the public don’t want to give HMRC money when the Government seems entirely useless at managing how that money is spent
Responding to the Bar Standards Board’s new statistics on retention at the Bar, Chair of the Bar Council Derek Sweeting QC said: “This is an important report with
The Bar Standards Board (BSB) has today published new research on trends of retention and the changing profile of the Bar over the last 30 years. The
Freedom Day has come and gone. For some there has been euphoria. For others, there are mental, physical, and economic issues to deal with. Many
Responding to today’s publication of the official Diversity of the Judiciary 2021 Statistics, Derek Sweeting QC, Chair of the Bar Council, said: “This data should help
Parklane Plowden Chambers (PLP) has announced six figure refurbishment plans for its 11,000 sq ft premises on Westgate in Leeds city centre.
The set is investing in a complete reorganisation of the chambers’ internal space to create a high quality new environment to support flexible working patterns
Seventeen years ago, as a young barrister, I was lucky enough to represent the South Eastern Circuit on The Florida Advocacy Course. Along with three
Covid-19 has had a colossal impact on the judicial process in the UK. We have seen the implementation of a widespread and unexpected pilot
It’s been a demoralising few years in legal aid policy. After a series of delays the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) commenced a formal process to
In 2019 the ONS recorded an approximate 2.4 million victims of domestic abuse aged 16 to 74. The global pandemic brought into greater focus its