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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
Making private copies of music from CDs people have bought is illegal again, after the UK High Court overturned a law change that permitted the making of copies for personal use. Legislation came into effect in October that allowed buyers to copy items they’d purchased into a personal library. ... read more
July 20th, 2015
The high court has found that emergency surveillance legislation introduced by the coalition government last year is unlawful. ... read more
July 17th, 2015
A foreign exchange manager dismissed by Commerzbank in October 2014 is claiming compensation after claiming she was excluded from the trading floor at the bank dominated by a “frat club” culture. She claims that key decisions were made during all-male drinking sessions to which she was not invited. ... read more
July 8th, 2015
The justice secretary, Michael Gove, has suggested that well paid solicitors and barristers should contribute “much more” to ensure justice was available to all. He said that those who made the most financially from the legal system would be required to provide more free expertise. ... read more
June 26th, 2015
Two divorced women are taking their divorce cases back to court, claiming that in their divorce settlements their former husbands did not disclose their true wealth and that therefore they should have received more. ... read more
June 11th, 2015

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A Cambridge researcher has compiled the 10 most bizarre laws that are still in force in the UK, and some people may be alarmed to know that it is illegal to be drunk in a pub. posted on September 9th, 2016
Sexual harassment and discrimination is still happening at the Bar, a survey of women barristers carried out by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) has found. The BSB surveyed some 1,300 female barristers – almost a quarter of women working at the Bar.  posted on July 29th, 2016