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27th January 2017

Next silk competition

The QCA have announced: “It is expected that the next competition will open on Thursday 16th February 2017, with a closure time and date of 5pm on Thursday 30th March 2017. The 2017 Guidance to Applicants and the 2017 Application Form will be available from the opening date.  These dates still […]
10th August 2016

High Court Judge competition – support programme

Later this month the Judicial Diversity Committee will be launching a support programme for judges, barristers and solicitors who meet the eligibility requirements to apply to a High Court Judge selection exercise which it is hoped will launch in January 2017. Thirty (30) support places are expected to be available […]
12th July 2016

Women at the Bar Survey

Results of the recent survey for Women at the Bar are now available – over 1300 women at the Bar responded (that’s about a quarter of all women at the Bar) – sad to see that 2 out of 5 respondents have had experience of harassment and discrimination though. Link […]
11th July 2016

How to Negotiate with Liars and Cheats

According to social scientists we all tell one or two lies, on average, every day. Negotiators are no exception. They may even be more deceptive as they attempt to get the upper hand. So it clearly makes sense for negotiators to take steps to deal with deception. Leslie K. John, […]