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Welcome 2017!

Best/worst year is different for each of us. Each set of 12 months brings its own highs and lows for ...

Big Apple bites: politics

It was instant love the first time I visited New York. Seeing that iconic pre 9/11 skyline as we drove ...

Hong Kong

First the bad news: Hong Kong is FAR. Certainly from England. It’s an expensive place. It has more Starbucks than ...

Democracy happens

Democracy 1. government by the people; a form of governmentin which the supreme power is vested in thepeople and exercised ...

Deeyah Khan – talks extremism, Islamism and Donald Trump

On 15th June 2016 Deeyah Khan will be screening her Bafta nominated documentary Jihad at a special Lawyers Life event held ...

Muhammad Ali

It seems pointless to try and say something about, arguably, the greatest sportsman ever when he said it all do ...

Junior doctors contract, law v common sense by Francesca Conn

The law can trump the government, but common sense should prevail by Francesca Conn, barrister Many junior doctors are incensed ...

The Syndrome: Screening on 29.2.16

Family law barrister Family Law Week blog: The Syndrome: Screening on 29.2.16 Jacqui Gilliatt, of 4 Brick Court has sent LawyersLife details ...

The 42 Bedford Row inaugural Disability law essay competition

42 Bedford Row chambers is leading the way on an issue of diversity in the law that is often sidelined. ...

The Stellas – frivolous lawsuits

Another oldie but good for a laugh. Now that we’re in ‘awards season’ here are some nominees for The Stella ...