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Invest in yourself, elevate your practice

The fourth Young Barristers’ Committee’s Annual Workshop, entitled, Invest in yourself, elevate your practice will take place on Saturday 15 June 2019 at Charles Russell Speechlys. The Chair of the Young Barristers’ committee, Athena Markides, invites you to this annual half-day workshop aimed at young practitioners who strive to continuously develop skills and grow their practice. This year’s workshop focuses on strengthening the skills

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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 to hear until you remember: you’re not alone. Now, not only will you have complete instant access to the diverse network of legal brains that are unique to chambers, but

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The Bar: Perception and obstacles

Social mobility is an issue of national and international concern, with a number of organisations, such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and The Sutton Trust, monitoring its trends and making recommendations. As the Bar plays a crucial part in upholding the rule of law in the justice system, social mobility is particularly important. In order for

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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 in attendance overall. If you missed it, you can check out the live stream of the final panel discussion by clicking on the play button below, or you could watch

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