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23rd February 2019

Silk 2019

Summary of the silk process 2019: The deadline is 5pm on Wed 28th March 2019 The application form is online only with no way to export, download or print ……. so useful to prepare your self-assessment in Word first No major changes other than those anticipated following the consultation with the Bar Council and […]
5th January 2018

Silk results 2017

Congratulations to all those who got silk in the 2017 competition. We are delighted to have worked with 45/119 of the new silks in some shape or form (feedback on previous applications, big picture review, application form, interview or all of the above! ).  Our success rate was 54% compared with […]
3rd January 2018

Judicial appointments launching soon …….

What’s coming up in the next few months? DHCJ s9(4) – launches 18 Jan – deadline 1 Feb. Annual competition. 20 vacancies. No previous judicial experience required Fee paid FTT – launches 31 Jan – deadline 14 Feb – 250 vacancies. Competition runs every 18 months Court of Appeal – […]
31st October 2017

Women in the Workplace 2017

McKinsey and Lean In’s most recent report on Women In the Workplace 2017, concludes that commitment to gender diversity is at an all time high, however it also reports that progress is slow and may even be stalling. Other key findings from the report include: as a general rule across […]