Despite having commercialisation thrust upon it, the bar lags almost every other profession in terms of modernity.
Is the BPTC fit for today’s requirements?
Fountain Court’s Derrick Dale QC talks about his first two years as silk.
Claims for competition cases are expected to rocket next year with litigators reporting an renewed interest in follow-on damages claims from corporate clients.
A King & Spalding solicitor-advocate has transferred to the bar, joining Serle Court Chambers after 15 years working for international firms.
Lawyers are regularly underestimating litigation costs by as much as 100 per cent, putting their corporate clients at risk of breaching England’s recently implemented civil justice rules.
Bar leaders have been carpeted for applying unfair influence on regulators over changes to professional rules and for spying on independent private meetings.
The former head of legal of The Times, Alastair Brett, has been suspended from practice for six months by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT).
The Court of Appeal has ruled that a children’s centre did not discriminate against a former Christian employee by requesting that she work on Sundays.
The effects of recent changes to civil litigation are only just beginning to be felt, but barristers in the regions have several reasons to be cheerful
The bar is changing, with new rules and requirements forcing sets to move into the 21st century
Legal aid changes could have a serious impact on junior barristers
A round-up of some of the most prominent corporate and litigation work that has been keeping offshore lawyers busy
With practitioners singing the praises of search technology and using past cases as guides, confidence is growing in e-disclosure
Administration of justice PNM v (1) Times Newspapers Ltd; (2) Andrew Norfolk; (3) Newsquest (Oxfordshire and Wiltshire); (4) Ben Wilkinson Ltd 2013 WL 5338213 QBD Tugendhat J. 22 October 2013 In cases of alleged sexual abuse, a newspaper seeking to report a trial and the wider issues emerging from it could rely on the principle that reporting might encourage more witnesses to come forward without having any evidence ...