Monday, June 24, 2024

Reducing Delays for Children in the Family Court

On 1st August 2023 the Legal Affairs correspondent...

Developments in the public interest defence in defamation

The impact of the rapid development of...

BARRISTER MAGAZINE

Read the Barrister Magazine, a fantastic legal resource for online News, Articles & Information for Barristers in the UK. Keep abreast of Law Articles, Find a Barrister, Subscribe to our Articles on the Latest Legal News, Legal Services, Law Events, Expert Witnesses & Barrister Services. Its all here, ready to educate, inspire & Inform

Featured Article

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...

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 are owned and managed by...

The State of English Justice

“Oh dear, how sad, never mind.”  This is the almost sotto voce retort from anyone in power with responsibility for every aspect of the...

The Advantages and Limitations when using the services of a paralegal

  By Amanda Hamilton, Patron, National Association of Licensed Paralegals (NALP)  Many people and/or businesses faced with an issue that involves an element of legality turn...

From Medicine to the Law: a reasonable course of action?

Dr Urmila Roy, Barrister, North Square Barristers By way of background, I qualified as a doctor in 2008 and have worked in the NHS since....

A joust with HMRC and the application of BTI v Sequana in the Trusts context

By Alexander Farara, barrister, 1EC As I write not less than 48 hours after the surprise revival of David Cameron, it is perhaps befitting to...

Modernising the business of the bar, a clerk’s perspective

The barrister’s profession has a long history of tradition and stability. Barristers were officially recognised as “men” learned in the law for the first...

 ‘Raising the bar for others’- my journey to the bar’.

Single parent working class family- a phrase not commonly associated with a career at the bar, but times are swiftly changing. I began my...

ESG Leases: Brave new world or false dawn?

Introduction The UK Government has set a target for decarbonising all sectors of the UK economy to reach Net Zero by 2050. That includes real...

The Spire Foundation beginnings

In 2016, we broke away from being a fully common law set, re-naming as Spire Barristers and re-branding to become the only specialist Family...

An introduction to the illegal migration bill

By Susana Ferrín, Pupil Barrister at No5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Discretionary’ safe and legal routes On 7 March 2023, the British Government introduced the Illegal Migration Bill...

Neurodiversity: Why we need different brains at the bar.

By Sophie Stevens, Pupil Barrister at 9BR Chambers Beating the Stigma: Barristers are often told to put their best point first in advocacy, and you...

Family Law: Early Resolution, Out of Court Settlement and Delay in Family Proceedings

There is a significant backlog of cases in the family courts, both in terms of public and private law family proceedings.  While there has...

The impact of the Financial Crisis on Divorce

For several months now, families have been feeling the pressure of the financial crisis. As inflation rises, the cost of living has rocketed, and...

Why isn’t mediation used more often in regulatory and public law cases?

By Josef Cannon, barrister and mediator, Cornerstone Barristers Mediation has a remarkable success rate for resolving disputes: the latest research (from the Centre for Effective...

Follow us

HomeFeatured Article
Translate »