A plea for more pro bono work

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As I write this article I anticipate that the majority, if not all of the readers will have undertaken some form of pro bono work within the last twelve months. In fact, Advocate, the Bar’s pro bono charity proports to work with over 4,500 barristers, over a quarter of the number of barristers in England […]

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Unlocking Barriers: The Neurodiversity Challenge in the Legal System

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Navigating the legal profession is often likened to traversing through complex legal statutes, but what if the hurdles extend beyond case law? A recent survey conducted by Neurodiversikey explores the acceptance of neurodiverse barristers and lawyers and sheds light on the pervasive challenges faced by individuals with diverse neurotypes. The findings from the survey conducted […]

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Co-parenting your children? There’s an app for that! 

In 2009, Apple coined the phrase “there’s an app for that” when launching the iPhone 3G. Fast forward fifteen years and there truly is indeed, an app for everything. These days, you can manage your internet banking, watch TV, and even book flights to the other side of the world all from a smartphone in […]

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Navigating Wellbeing: Tackling Challenges Among Family Law Professionals

As Stress Awareness Month unfolds this April, it’s imperative to shed light on the pressing issues surrounding mental and physical wellbeing within the family law system, particularly among solicitors and barristers. Recent statistics from the Bar Council’s Wellbeing at the Bar Report 2024 provide valuable insights into the current landscape and highlight areas for improvement. […]

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