Doughty Street Chambers barrister Martha Spurrier has become the new director of the human rights campaign group
More progress needed as Sutton Trust research finds over half of magic circle partners are privately educated
Sutton Trust report on social mobility within the legal profession highlights the lack of educational diversity among lawyers
Getting a grip on marketing, building an international practice and managing clients and costs - the route to the top of the Bar isn't easy
Legal Week profiles 10 of the most promising barristers of 10 years call and under
'There is a risk the UK's legal system will be tarnished' - the challenges facing the Bar's future stars
Ben Rigby talks to the new leaders of the Bar Council and the Young Barristers' Committee about the challenges facing those up and coming at the Bar
The great and the good of the contentious trust world introduce this year's Trust and Estate Litigation Forum
The best read news and analysis from Legal Week over the last week
Hugh Dennis is pictured with deputy senior clerks Paul Dennison and Tony Burgess and Aidan Robertson QC from Brick Court and Legal Week senior reporter Anna Ward
Senior lawyers from a range of sectors discuss the impact of litigation funding and look at how businesses can protect themselves from the worst of the risks
The One Essex Court silk has been appointed president of the University of Law as its chief executive steps down
The chambers secured this award for reducing its dependence on legal aid
Can third party litigation funding provide access to justice and put claimants in a stronger bargaining position? Are worries about loss of case control and regulation exaggerated? This report examines the rise and popularity of litigation funding and...
Leading QC warns against a career at the Bar
This video looks at Thomson Reuters' innovative e-book platform ProView, for which the company was recently honoured with a British Legal Award for Supplier of the Year.
Stuart Issacs QC will join the firm on 9 Ferbuary
Lord Grabiner is both right and wrong to resist the money question
This year's Trust and Estates Litigation Forum will take place in France on 12-14 March
Clifford Chance (CC), Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Hogan Lovells among five law firms securing Queen's Counsel (QCs) in the 2015 silk round
A look at the 10 best read analytical articles published on Legal Week in 2014.
This online hub provides a one-stop resource for all the latest developments shaping the litigation and dispute resolution market...
More than ever, today's younger barristers recognise that a place in chambers – a traditionally independent and self-employed gig – is part of an increasingly interdependent and demanding world.
Clifford Chance's (CC) former head of VAT Etienne Wong has taken up a fast-track pupillage at Tax Chambers, 15 Old Square, in an unusual career move for a City law firm partner.
In this article, first published on The Justice Gap, Felicity Gerry looks back at the lessons learned from the Oscar Pistorius trial
This summer, some of the editors of the UKSC Blog were invited to the UK Supreme Court (UKSC) to meet and interview Lord Neuberger. We think our discussions were pretty interesting; the highlights of which are set out below...