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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 state of the Criminal Justice System

  The Young Barristers’ Committee (YBC) supports the position of the Criminal Bar Association (CBA) in relation to funding under the new Advocates Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS) and the state of the Criminal Justice System. The Young Barristers’ Committee further endorses the statements made by the Bar Council of England & Wales and the Young Legal Aid Lawyers. Read the

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Anglo Dutch Exchange 2018

Welkom bij Londen. The Anglo-Dutch Exchange 2018 is past its 50th year, and is one of the longest standing bilateral international legal exchange programmes in the World. The intention of the Anglo-Dutch Exchange (ADE) is to give Dutch lawyers an insight into the British legal system. This includes tours of Criminal and Civil Courts, lunch at the Inns of Court’s fine dining

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