Barristers

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Richard Hartley obituary
Skilful and persuasive barrister who won over the jury for Bruce Grobbelaar and other high-profile clients

Owen Bowcott

16, Jan, 2023 @4:06 PM

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Blaming public sector staff for the failings of politicians is infuriating | Letters
Letters: Yvonne Williams, Tim Pollard and Corinna Pollard respond to an article by Simon Jenkins which accused the sector of resisting change

01, Dec, 2022 @6:27 PM

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Professions, heal yourselves – only you can make the public sector better value for money | Simon Jenkins
Rishi Sunak should take on doctors, barristers, teachers and academics, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

22, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Barrister says she became legal expert while in Home Office immigration detention
Aderonke Apata says she has Home Office to thank for career as she fought removal to Nigeria

Diane Taylor

22, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Junior criminal barristers ‘despair’ over pay deal in England and Wales
Barristers ended strike after 57% accepted 15% rise but many juniors say they cannot afford to stay in profession

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

11, Oct, 2022 @1:22 PM

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From barristers to bin collectors, strikers are working to empower us all | Owen Jones
People’s living standards are at stake, and recent union wins are emboldening other workers. No wonder the Tories hate it, says the Guardian columnist Owen Jones

Owen Jones

11, Oct, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Criminal barristers in England and Wales vote to end strike action
Members of Criminal Bar Association accept government pay rise of 15% on legal aid fees for most crown cases

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

10, Oct, 2022 @3:12 PM

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Judges wrong to bail defendants due to barristers’ strike, high court rules
DPP wins challenge to rulings which have led to release of potentially dangerous people

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

28, Sep, 2022 @11:50 AM

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Judges wrong to state views about barristers’ strike, high court told
DPP is challenging decisions by judges not to keep defendants behind bars in cases affected by strike

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

26, Sep, 2022 @4:57 PM

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Four murder accused to be released on bail amid legal aid strikes
Oxford judge remarks on lack of legal aid reforms as he refuses to extend custody pending trial

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

22, Sep, 2022 @4:46 PM

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Barristers accuse ministers of rushing release of pre-recorded video evidence
Barristers say there are insufficient resources and funding, particularly amid indefinite walkout

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

08, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Liz Truss’s justice secretary urged to meet striking criminal barristers
CBA chair called on Dominic Raab’s replacement to hold talks in attempt to resolve 22-week-long industrial action

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

06, Sep, 2022 @12:47 PM

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