Posts from December 2016

Lady Valerie Corbett: Prison sentences that last beyond release

Lady Valerie Corbett For many ex-offenders their prison sentence starts AFTER they've been released. A professional woman who served her sentence for fraud said she was continually turned down for jobs (which had nothing to do with finance) because she had to explain the gap in her CV. In 20...

The importance of values

Barrister, Iain Christie "Integrity. Excellence. Justice.” So reads the tag line of the Bar Council. But what exactly are those words there for and who do they refer to? They can be taken to apply to individual barristers as much as to the body which represents them. They are words which reflec...