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‘An incredibly exciting journey’: Bar Council’s international policy head steps down

Christian Wisskirchen is taking a sabbatical after 20 years advising on international affairs

Susskind calls for UK body to meet AI’s legal challenges

Influential academic says best legal and technology minds are needed as AI race accelerates

UK government extends Russian sanctions to include City legal advice

Business lawyers barred from advising on deals that would benefit Russian economy

Europe’s young lawyers group elects first Ukrainian leader

Kyiv-based IP lawyer Sergiy Barbashyn is the next president of the European Young Bar Association

‘A dynamic process’: Indian lawyers welcome government initiative to reform arbitration regime

High-level review heralds serious drive to boost India’s international status as arbitration seat, reports Ben Rigby

Professional bodies mark the fourth anniversary of the Women in Law Pledge

Law Society and Bar Council promote anniversary of initiative to improve gender equality in law

Bar Council chair challenges flagship IBA 'Gatekeeper' project

Nick Vineall KC is “very uncomfortable” with draft IBA suggestions to enhance legal professional obligations with an ethics test, calling it “a dangerous mantra”

England & Wales law society unveils seasoned regulator as new board chair

Amerdeep Somal's portfolio of roles include financial services Complaints Commissioner and immigration judge

Bar Council elects 4 Paper Buildings’ joint head of chambers as first Black vice chair

Barbara Mills will assume the role next year, paving the way to become the first Black chair in 2025

‘Time for a fresh start’ – legal profession calls for reset of flagging justice system after Raab quits as Lord Chancellor

Former criminal barrister Alex Chalk KC takes reins after bullying allegations against predecessor are upheld

'If your dreams don't scare you, they are not big enough' - Europe's young lawyers mark association's 30th anniversary

Young lawyers and bar leaders commemorate the founding of the European Young Bar Association at Lisbon conference

'Huge opportunities' - the legal profession reacts to long-awaited liberalisation of India's legal market

Ben Rigby gauges the response of Indian and UK lawyers to new rules allowing international firms to open Indian offices

Saudi Arabia grants first foreign licences to trio of international firms

Clifford Chance, Herbert Smith Freehills and Latham & Watkins become first foreign law firms granted licences to practise in the Kingdom under new rules

New Bar Council chair champions independent Bar and calls for regulatory reform

Commercial silk Nick Vineall KC’s speech will ruffle feathers at Bar’s oversight and frontline regulators