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Looking Beyond The Picture: How To Trust Video Evidence

By David Spreadborough, Certified Forensic Video Analyst I last wrote here for the Easter term of The Barrister in 2018 and honestly, where has the time gone? Considering all the troubles over the last two years though, it is not...

The Power of Patterns in Forensics

By Professor Angela Gallop CBE, Group CEO at Forensic Access Ltd  Patterns can change the...

As with most things, the cheapest option is not always the best

Price is currently the main deciding factor for the instruction of an expert witness...

 Edward Henry KC of Mountford Chambers – Available to provide expert legal commentary on topics and issues of the day.

Edward Henry KC of Mountford Chambers is a highly experienced legal commentator for TV, radio, online articles, and newspapers who is representing 5 former...

Louis Browne KC appears in criminal injuries compensation case examining life expectancy

Louis Browne KC from Exchange Chambers appeared before the First Tier Tribunal - Criminal Injuries Compensation, representing the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority and also...

Bar Council media briefing: MoJ statistics

Bar Council media briefing Thursday 28 March 2024 Ministry of Justice statistics   The latest quarterly Ministry of Justice official statistics on were published today (Thursday 28...

EAPs struggling to meet mental health needs of employees – a response to the BBC report

The recent BBC investigation into Employee Assistance Providers (EAPs), has forced organisations within the legal industry to evaluate how they are supporting employee mental...

The Bar Standards Board publishes our 2024-2025 Business Plan

The Bar Standards Board (BSB) has today published our  annual Business Plan which explains what we shall be doing during 2024-25 to take forward our...

4PB welcomes Rachael Kelsey

 4PB is proud to announce that Rachael Kelsey, the current President of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL) and internationally renowned Scottish family lawyer, has accepted...

Hadley v Przybylo – Court of Appeal judgment handed down – significant win for claimants 

The much-awaited judgment in Hadley v Przybylo has been handed down today. "The point determined was one of potentially real significance to the manner in which catastrophic injury claims...

New data on wellbeing at the Bar

Today the Bar Council has published the Wellbeing at the Bar Report 2024. The data shows some improvements in wellbeing at the Bar. Dr Darren...

Cross-examination report calls for improvements in technology and training to support vulnerable witnesses

Poor technology, trial delays and insufficient training are hampering efforts to make cross-examination less distressing for vulnerable and intimidated witnesses (VIWs) and achieve best...

BSB publishes its annual report on diversity at the Bar

The Bar Standards Board (BSB) has today published a summary of the latest available diversity data for the Bar. The report covers 2023, a year which...

Will Waldron KC appointed as Head of Exchange Chambers

 Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds-based Exchange Chambers has appointed Will Waldron KC as its new Head of Chambers. Will Waldron KC will be assisted by three...

BSB launches a public consultation on amending the definition of academic legal training

The BSB has launched a three-month public consultation to seek views on our proposed approach to revising the definition of academic legal training and...

BSB proposes amendments to widen its powers to protect the public

In June 2023, the BSB issued a consultation document seeking views on proposed changes which would widen the powers of the BSB and of Disciplinary Tribunals...

Chambers encouraged to analyse earnings data to understand disparities and ensure equal access to work

The Bar Council has launched new data analysis and resources to encourage chambers to identify any earnings disparities within their own sets and understand...

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