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The Major Political Parties and Their Pledges for the Family Justice System in 2024

  Author: Baldip Singh, Barrister No5 Barristers’ Chambers My trial settled and I found myself with a little spare time today. As a workaholic, I did not quite know what to do with this unexpected break. Given the rainy weather outside, I opted to stay indoors, seeking refuge in my chambers’ library. With the UK gearing up for the general election this Thursday, I decided to explore what each party has to say about the family justice system in their manifestos. I...

Law and The Truth

I was recently very honoured to speak at the launch of The City University 2024 Law Review. The Editorial team of the City Law student's own academic publication run by Alexander Cleveland Ng and others demonstrated how The City Law Review was...

The road to cognition:   Using generative AI in legal practice

By Mike Taylor, Managing Director, i-Lit Limited  Introduction Professor Karim Lakhani of Harvard Business School helpfully contextualises AI technology when he states, “Just as the internet has drastically lowered the cost of information transmission, AI will lower the cost of cognition.” On...

Developments in the public interest defence in defamation

The impact of the rapid development of the digital technology on data usage and its distribution has become one of the central topics of discussion in modern society. Media has evolved to become...

Cognitive Bias: Forensic Science  

Dr David Schudel forensic chemist at Keith Borer Consultants. According to the Oxford English dictionary, “bias” has several meanings, including: “to influence, affect (often unduly and unfairly)”. No one likes to think of themselves behaving...

The BSB publishes its 2024 statistics report on Bar course enrolment, results, and student progression by course provider

This annual report covers the period from July 2023 to June 2024 and contains statistics on enrolment, results and trends in vocational training to become a barrister, and student progression onto pupillage in England and Wales. The report shows the differences in the costs of different Bar courses and in the pass rates for students at different institutions. It also shows the relationship between the class of students’ first degree and their likelihood to obtain pupillage. It provides prospective barristers with information about the different Bar training providers at which they may be considering studying. Further statistics on overall trends in Bar training costs, enrolment, results, and progression are published annually in...

The BSB publishes its 2024 statistics report on Bar course enrolment, results, and student progression by course provider

This annual report covers the period from July 2023 to June 2024 and contains statistics on enrolment, results and trends in vocational training to become a...

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Private Prosecutions in the Public Eye 

Since the dramatised Post Office “scandal” aired on ITV and humanised the negatives of these particular private prosecutions, the practice has been thrust into the public eye, provoking national debate. Although it is an important right for all individuals to be able to...

Reducing Delays for Children in the Family Court

On 1st August 2023 the Legal Affairs correspondent for ‘The Guardian’ reported in an article that ‘Tens of thousands of children in England and Wales have been left in limbo by delays in the Family Court that have meant many waiting over a year for their future to be resolved’. From figures published by CAFCASS the article went on ‘In a quarter of areas, the wait in family proceedings in public law cases was double the recommended government target of...

The State of State Immunity

  November, 1879.  A 70-year-old veteran politician, who many thought finished, looked from a platform upon a crowd of agricultural workers and coal miners in Scotland’s central belt. William Ewart Gladstone declared, “you may...

How the Bar Standards Board could Accelerate Innovation at the Bar

Back in September 2020, we forecast the increased emergence of genuine ‘Bar firms’ which emulate firms of solicitors but...
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Kids, Court and Caffeine…How to survive having a baby at the Bar

By Sunyana Sharma, Barrister, 3 Paper Buildings As I start...

Raising the Bar for Working Parents

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Religious observances and festivals – what are my employers’ obligations?

  By Aleksandra Traczyk, Associate at Winckworth Sherwood There are many...

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The BSB publishes its 2024 statistics report on Bar course enrolment, results, and student progression by course provider

This annual report covers the period from July 2023 to June 2024 and contains statistics on enrolment, results and trends in vocational training to become a...

Medical failings were found to be a factor during an inquest. What are the next steps?

Article by Bryony Doyle,, solicitor specialising in medical negligence  at JMW Solicitors If medical failings are found to be a factor during an inquest, it...

Success for Giles Maynard-Connor KC and Amie Boothman in multi-million pound shareholder dispute

Following a three-week trial in the High Court, Giles Maynard-Connor KC leading Amie Boothman from the Business & Property Department of Exchange Chambers have...

The Major Political Parties and Their Pledges for the Family Justice System in 2024

  Author: Baldip Singh, Barrister No5 Barristers’ Chambers My trial settled and I found myself with a little spare time today. As a workaholic, I did...

The State of State Immunity

  November, 1879.  A 70-year-old veteran politician, who many thought finished, looked from a platform upon a crowd of agricultural workers and coal miners in...
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