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myBarrister is organising a free seminar designed for barristers qualified for direct access on Thursday 17th September at 6.00 pm in the Old Court Room, Lincoln’s Inn. ... read more
August 27th, 2015
The Criminal Bar Association (CBA) has welcomed moves by solicitors to call off their strike action.  Criminal practitioner solicitors had been protesting at proposed government cuts to legal aid since the beginning of July. ... read more
August 24th, 2015
Claire Miller, a qualified barrister, offered profound thanks to the 30 people who helped lift a taxi under which she was inexplicably trapped to free her without serious injury. Recovering at her home she called Londoners “the greatest people on Earth”. ... read more
August 20th, 2015
The chair of the Bar Council, Alistair MacDonald, has voiced doubts about whether alternative business structures (ABSs) should be permitted in the barristers’ pr0fession, even though the Bar’s regulator has applied to license them. ... read more
August 19th, 2015
A banker employed by HSBC has brought a claim in an employment tribunal on the grounds of racial discrimination which he says entitles him to £15 million. ... read more
August 18th, 2015
The Bar Standards Board has changed the rule that requires a barrister to accept an instruction as the next available barrister when a case comes up even though there is a risk that they might not get paid for taking on the work. ... read more
August 17th, 2015
A woman who eloped as a 17-year-old and was written out of her mother’s Will for her behaviour has successfully challenged the Will for being “unreasonable”. ... read more
July 31st, 2015
  Brian Lee, Chairman of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks talks to myBarrister.  These are difficult times facing the Bar, aren’t they? ... read more
July 28th, 2015
Solicitors and barristers in London and across the UK are continuing to boycott legal aid cases, in protest at the government’s further cuts of 8.75 per cent in fees paid to duty solicitors. ... read more
July 23rd, 2015
Solicitors and barristers in London and across the UK are continuing to boycott legal aid cases, in protest at the government’s further cuts of 8.75 per cent in fees paid to duty solicitors. ... read more
July 23rd, 2015

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Residents of the Cornish port of St Ives, beloved of artists, surfers and beach lovers, are going to the polls this week in a referendum that may restrict second home ownership, according to an article in The Guardian. posted on May 3rd, 2016