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Women barristers

Baroness Deech

I was glad to hear that the government is making £300m available to help parents on low incomes who work for less than 16 hours a week. Not nearly enough of course, and arguably those who work for a few hours are less in need of it than those who work full time.  This is what…

Law in Action

Baroness Deech

In 2007 Parliament passed the Legal Services Act, which might – or might not – revolutionise the way lawyers work, especially barristers.  The law allows for, but does not insist on, barristers being able to enter partnership with solicitors, or with each other, instead of carrying on in the time honoured fashion as self employed.  I chair…