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New Bar qualification rules come into force with latest edition of BSB Handbook

08 Apr 2019

On 1 April 2019, The Bar Standards Board (BSB) published a new edition of its Handbook which saw new Bar qualification rules come into force.

Survive & Thrive video: Co-operation and Compromise

03 Apr 2019

Sometimes lawyers fear that if they compromise this will be perceived as sign of weakness: it might suggest that you have backed down, given up on your client’s objectives or been out-manoeuvred. Yet often a compromise is the best way to move forward in a constructive fashion.

BSB signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Inns of Court

28 Mar 2019

The Bar Standards Board (BSB) last night signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Inns of Court.

Treasurer's Lecture Transcript - Lord Anderson of Ipswich KBE QC

20 Mar 2019

Extremisim and the Law - Lord Anderson of Ipswich KBE QC

Treasurer’s Lecture, 18 March 2019

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Treasurer's Lecture 18 February 2019 Recording

25 Feb 2019

Lord Burnett of Maldon, Lord Chief Justice: Changing Judiciary in the Modern Age

Pupillage: Middle Temple releases new podcast hosted by members

08 Jan 2019

The 1st of January 2019 saw the release of an exciting new Middle Temple podcast – the Pupillage Podcast - hosted by Middle Temple members Beatrice Collier and Georgina Wolfe (both of 5 Essex Court).

Middle Temple Library begins crowd funding to restore 16th century Elizabeth case reports

30 Nov 2018

Middle Temple Library is crowd-funding for the restoration of one of its important manuscripts of Elizabeth case reports covering 26 to 32 Elizabeth I [circa 1583/4-1589/90]. The manuscript was written in the late 16th century by an unidentified scribe, possibly by the ‘R.

A Message from Master Treasurer

21 Nov 2018

A Message from Master Treasurer

Wellbeing: Assistance Programme

12 Nov 2018

The Bar Council, Institute of Barristers' Clerks, and the Legal Practice Managers' Association currently offer an Assistance Programme (AP), which can be accessed by all self-employed barristers with a practising certificate as well as members of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks (IBC) and Lega

Sir Paul Jenkins Memorial Fund

11 Jul 2018

On Monday 9 July we said goodbye to Sir Paul Jenkins KCB QC at a Temple Church service full up to the round.

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