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The veiled mindset

The stats show that this article is being widely read. It’s not surprising. The burka is being discussed by all ...

World Cup adventures by Francis Cassidy

World Cup fever is high. English fans are ecstatic. It may be coming home. So, what’s it like to attend ...

GAY LAWYERS IN THE IBA by Jeremy Rosenblatt

GAY LAWYERS IN THE IBA It is fifty years since homosexual practice was decriminalised in the United Kingdom and the ...

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 ...