Category Archives: Chairman’s Message

Time for a Change

Duncan McCombe and Sam Roake reveal the grim reality, as a Young Bar survey shows 50% of criminal juniors are working for free. Doing nothing is not an option and a solution must be found, they argue. Ask a group of junior criminal barristers if they’ve ever taken a magistrates’ court (MC) brief on the understanding that they would receive

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Chairman of the Young Barristers’ Committee’s Address for the Young Bar Conference 2016

There are two themes which have been consistently present over the past year and during my time as Chairman of the Young Barristers’ Committee: – technology and Brexit. Both of these topics will be spoken about today, and the breakout sessions on these issues highlight the importance of these themes. Both topics bring with them a great deal of uncertainty

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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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