Charles Foster writes for the New Law Journal.
“We work hard, we get better, we want to help those who want to excel, we want to lead by example and we want to teach: we want to raise the Bar”. At a time of change and challenge for the profession, these opening words from Andrew Langdon QC at the 2017 Annual Bar and Young Bar Conference encapsulate the need for the profession to adapt, innovate and improve.
The question is how to steer a set through this process.
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Anthony Searle’s writes for LexisNexis on the recent Court of Appeal decision on surrogacy costs – Christopher Johnston QC and Claire Watson appeared for the successful claimant, instructed by Anne Kavanagh (Stanton) and Alison Eddy at Irwin Mitchell
Read Chris Daw QC’s article in Counsel Magazine.
Leading Chambers Serjeants’ Inn is pleased to announce that Alexander dos Santos, Matthew Chidley, Rhys Hadden and Elizabeth Fox have joined the set. The award-winning chambers has gained 14 new tenants in 12 months, including two silks and a former judge in Dijen Basu QC, Nageena Khalique QC and His Honour Brian Barker CBE QC.
New decision making guideline will help maximise personal autonomy.
Give something back by volunteering, Sir Robert Francis urges NHS patients
Restriction on the liberty of children who lack capacity: which court is best?
Michael Mylonas QC and Louisa Ghevaert consider the ground breaking decision in Y v A Healthcare NHS Trust and others  EWCOP 18.