Monthly Archives: June 2016

Day in the Life of…Michael Jones

Michael Jones, Member of the Young Barristers’ Committee   Chambers: Deans Court Chambers (Manchester) Year of Call: 2008 Practice Area: Family law (children- public and private), Court of Protection My day usually starts about 6.30am depending on where I am in court (if I am travelling further afield it may be earlier), as a general rule I don’t tend to work early mornings

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Chairman of the Young Barristers’ Committee responds to the EU Referendum result

Commenting on today’s decision to leave the EU, the Chairman of the Young Barristers’ Committee, Louisa Nye said: “I am currently attending the European Young Bar Association’s AGM in Dusseldorf, and this reflects the Young Bar’s commitment to maintaining a good working relationship with the European market. The Young Bar is committed to engaging with other European lawyers regarding the changes that will

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Third Six Pupillage

The Bar Council’s Education and Training Committee and the Young Barristers’ Committee setup a working group to look at third six pupillages and are seeking views on best practice and potential reform. The issues surround third six pupillages are well-known, and are very well explained in an article written by Rupert Jones, a barrister at Citadel Chambers and member of the

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Day in the Life of…Onyeka Onyekwelu

Onyeka Onyekwelu, Executive of the Young Barristers’ Committee  Employer: The Bar Council Year of Call: 2013 Role: Policy Analyst – Legal Affairs, Practice and Ethics & Equality and Diversity, and Corporate Social Responsibility This particular day starts with me sheltered from the rain, below the alcove of the Quad entrance of the Royal Courts of Justice (RCJ) at 8:15. Prior to my role

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