Welcome to Without Prejudice. On the panel tonight are regulars, Carl Gardner and David Allen Green and our guests Cat Griffiths, Editor of The Lawyer and Nichola Higgins, a practising barrister and former Chair of The Young Barristers Committee.
We have five main topics for discussion –
ABS and disruptives
Oaths in court
Judicial Advocacy assessment
Francis FitzGibbon QC statement to Leveson and the value of legal blogging
Francis FitzGibbon QC : Witness statement to the Leveson Inquiry on blogging and ethics
The Guardian: Lord Justice Moses and the 161 criteria
“Judges know the new ratings scheme for advocates is misconceived and over-elaborate. But they don’t want anyone else doing it.”
In association with The Lawyer
I’d like to thank Lawtel, Westlaw, Cassons For Counsel, City University Law School, David Phillips & Partners Solicitors, Inksters Solicitors, Iken, LBC Wise Counsel, Carrs Solicitors, JMW Solicitors – Manchester, Pannone and Cellmark for sponsoring the podcast – and the free student materials on Insite Law – appreciated.