I graduated from the University of Reading in 2015 and studied the BPTC at the University of Law graduating in 2017 with a Very Competent. I am currently an intern at the Criminal Cases Review Commission on a scholarship from the Kalisher trust, which supports those who wish to go to the Criminal Bar. I will be starting pupillage at East Anglian Chambers in April 2018.
Disclosure has become the latest legal hot topic, with seemingly unprecedented numbers of cases making the headlines after they were dropped because of problems with disclosure.
It has recently been suggested that people acting in the role of paralegal in legal firms should take on more advocacy, especially in legal aid cases – but is this really a good idea?
It was 20 years ago this year that the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) was set up.
With the announcement of the engagement of Prince Harry and Megan Markle, and the recent announcement that a date has been set, there has been much speculation about whether the couple will enter into a prenuptial agreement (pre-nup).
A century (plus a couple of years) ago women had just lost a case called Bebb v Law Society, where Gwyneth Bebb and three other women unsuccessfully tried to establish the right of women to sit the Law Society's exams to qualify as a solicitor.