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The bar leads the way on wellbeing with launch of portal

The Bar Council has teamed up with the Inns of Court and Institute of Barristers’ Clerks (IBC) to launch the Wellbeing at the Bar Portal www.wellbeingatthebar.co.uk  – a website to specifically provide support and best practice to barristers, clerks and chambers on wellbeing and mental health issues. The new portal is geared towards giving barristers, clerks and(…)

FLBMail : 5 Oct 2016

August and September have both been and gone. I trust you all enjoyed a most excellent summer break. But, sadly, the summer is now at an end, and autumn and the Michaelmas Term is upon us. A new legal year beckons. And we are firmly into conference mode: political (for those who are interested in(…)

Settlement Conferences

The FLBA has prepared a paper setting out its position in respect of Settlement Conferences. You may read the paper here : settlement-conferences-oct-2016-final

FLBMail : July 2016

You will forgive me, I hope, that this FLBMail is being sent out later in July than is normal to coincide with the approach of the end of term, although I know that some of you are already away as school holidays seem to begin earlier and earlier each year. This is my sixth FLBMail(…)

Wellbeing at the Bar : Practice Management, Resilience & Recovery Workshop

This workshop will take place on 5th September, 6pm at Parliament Chambers at Inner Temple. It is hoped that the event will attract 1CPD point and those wishing to attend need to register with Aaron Dolan by 1st September: aaron.dolan@criminalbar.com The timetable is as follows: Registration from 1745 Presentation 1800-1845 Q&A 10-15 minutes Refreshments 1900-2000(…)

Autumn Lecture Series 2016

We are pleased to announce the Autumn Lecture schedule for 2016. Videos of the 2015 autumn lecture series for 2015 are available for members to purchase here.

Guidance in cases with an international element

In May 2016 the President of the Family Division issued the following guidance for those involved in cases with an international element : Liaison between Courts in England and Wales and British Embassies and High Commissions International Family Justice FAQs Judicial Guidance – Cross Border Transfer