Beyond the Bubble: Inside Brabners’ new strategy

North West: As revealed in The Lawyer on Tuesday, Brabners has kicked off a new three-year strategy. The last one certainly paid dividends, and newly-reelected managing partner Nik White was in ebullient spirits when he talked to Beyond the Bubble earlier this week. “It’s the power of 24,” he says cryptically, before explaining that “it […]

2024’s newest silks: Why we chose a career in law

A solicitor-turned-barrister and the Bar’s newest doctor KC; The Lawyer speaks to six of the Bar’s newest silks. The group was announced as KCs-in-waiting earlier this year, with 95 barristers in total getting the nod. Among the 95 were Crucible Law’s Clea Topolski – who having been called in 2014 – is the most junior of the set. […]

Ministry of Justice

Legal industry clashes over Government’s vow to reverse PACCAR

Litigation funders, defendant lawyers and claimant lawyers are divided over Lord Chancellor Alex Chalk KC’s plans to introduce a new law to reverse the Supreme Court’s PACCAR ruling last July, which ruled many litigation funding agreements (LFAs) unenforceable. The Government said it is also considering options for a wider review of the sector and how third-party litigation […]