Unit Chambers: for the modern barrister

As the Diary Manager and Senior Client Care Advisor at Unit Chambers, I would like to share some insights about our unique approach to running a modern barristers chambers. We are actively seeking talented barristers to join our team as part of our commitment to becoming the fastest growing family law set in the North […]

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Deprivation of Liberty for Children (Cheat Sheet)

Deprivation of Liberty for Children (Cheat Sheet)

Introduction The terms used when dealing with Deprivation of Liberty applications can be confusing. This article serves as a helpful cheat sheet for practitioners and lay parties, providing brief explanations of common terms used and heard in deprivation of liberty applications for children. It offers a starting point for further research. At the outset, it […]

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A plea for more pro bono work

pro bono work

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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Financial Remedy Cases: Effective Advocacy in Proceedings

financial remedy cases

Here are some pointers as a starter for ten… Preparation is key—if you know your case, you cannot trip up. Do not under prepare as you will do yourself a disservice, along with your client. Do your research and know your case law! In financial remedy proceedings, you will need this to back up the […]

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