• Not a member of the Old Boy’s Club

    Sometimes I find myself skulking into the corner of a robing room. It is not necessarily a strange or foreign robing room and often is one local to me, that

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  • Wellbeing at the [Young] Bar

    Ever since the Wellbeing at the Bar report published in April 2015, there has been a positive surge in wellbeing initiatives aimed at barristers. The report was jointly funded by

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  • You are not alone

    I once overheard a previous Senior clerk tell a new tenant on their first day, “Now the hard work starts,” which, after a yearlong intense interview, would probably be hard

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  • YBC’s Ambitions

    I recently attended the Annual Bar Conference. The keynote speaker, Lord Sumption, reflected on his career by asking himself three questions: what he had come looking for at the Bar;

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  • What does the Bar Council do for me?

    “You make Theresa May look like she is working a basic 9-5” is the response I received after one of the Young Barristers’ Committee’s commercial partners read my ‘Day in

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  • Chair’s Reflections on 2018

    £46.50 or £90 If you’re a civil or commercial practitioner, like I am, think about what work you would be prepared to do for those sums. How much time you

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  • Taking the road less travelled

    I believe that a modern & humane Bar should provide proper service to those it seeks to represent, embraces diversity, strives to provide have integrity even though at times we

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  • The Case for Justice

    Justice for all. Those three words are at the centre of the Bar Council’s logo, and they are at the centre of what the Bar Council tries to achieve. They

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    Young Bar Pro Bono Champions

    In November 2017, the Young Barristers’ Committee teamed up with the Bar Pro Bono Unit to recognise and celebrate the pro bono efforts of five young barristers. Read their stories

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  • The 21st Century Advocate

    The third Young Barristers’ Committee’s Annual Workshop, entitled, The 21st Century Advocate took place on Saturday 9 June 2018 at Charles Russell Speechlys. It was a hugely successful event, with over 100 people

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Welcome

Hello, and welcome to the Young Bar Hub. On this site you will find the Young Bar Toolkit, which has been written for barristers, including pupils, in the early years of practice.

You will also find information about the Bar Council's Young Barristers' Committee and it's members as well as upcoming events that might be of interest to the young Bar.

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EMPLOYED BARRISTERS

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There’s also an Employed Barristers’ Network on LinkedIn, where you can liaise with other members of the Employed Bar, and the Employed Barristers’ Committee.