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You barrister. (S)He clerk.

There are few relationships more delicate than that between barrister and clerk. It’s a topic ripe for a whole article. ...

I wanted to disappear -the battle with anorexia

By Carmen I’ve always been an unusual girl. I wanted to live in another era, loved different things from those ...

Beauty and the Bride

So, our lovely lawyer bride in training is almost at the altar! Here she gives her tips on the journey ...

Significant harm -let’s talk

“I’m not going to see a psychiatrist/psychologist/therapist/counseller, I’m not mad!” As a family law barrister I hear this frequently from ...

5 tips : your career is a game, master it!

5 tips from Robert, a former investment banker, now partner at law firm 1. Write a list of the important ...

Simple tips for smart people

5 tips from 2 QCs 1. If you’re a barrister, ¬†make the most of the flexibility of self employment. It’s ...

The Balanced Brief

Regular readers will know that I often write about the physical, emotional and psychological challenges of a busy legal practice. ...

We don’t talk about death

On 25th August, bank holiday 2014 my mother passed away. In the raw aftermath of grief I wrote the piece ...

Bereavement and the Bar by Rehna

A British Council survey of 40,000 people in 2004 found ‘Mother’ to be the most beautiful word in the English ...

FLOAT STRESS AWAY

For Christmas I got a voucher for a 60 minute flotation session. I redeemed it recently after some hesitation. Did ...