When their rights are violated, citizens lose faith in the administration of justice and the rule of law. It is the role of lawyers in society to uphold and defend the rule of law for citizens

When I was appointed Secretary-General of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe in March of this year, I felt privileged to have been entrusted with the representation…

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Attitude, preparation and conduct: giving yourself the best shot at judicial or QC appointment  

  Barristers often seem to feel that the current competency-based assessment systems for both judicial and QC appointments are something dreamed up by human resources managers with nothing better to…

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