Mentoring Scheme for underrepresented groups offers places to nearly 200 applicants

November 18 2021

One Essex Court is delighted to announce that the ten sets of Chambers participating in the Mentoring Scheme for underrepresented groups have, between them, offered places on the scheme to nearly 200 applicants from groups that are underrepresented at the Bar. The scheme will make a real contribution to increasing opportunity and diversity at the Bar, by providing mentees with a source of...

A Career as a Commercial Barrister - A Great Choice for Women

November 17 2021

One Essex Court is delighted to announce a collaborative programme of events directed at issues of diversity in recruitment to the commercial Bar.  Together with Brick Court Chambers, Essex Court Chambers and Fountain Court Chambers, we are hosting an event at Middle Temple Hall at 6pm on 6 December 2021 under the headline, “A career as a commercial barrister: a great choice for women”. Women...

Times Law Awards Competition 2022

November 11 2021

The annual Times Law Awards competition launches today.  The question for this year’s student essay competition, sponsored by One Essex Court, is: “To no one will we sell, to no one will we deny or delay right or justice.” Magna Carta clause 40. Is the state financing the criminal justice system properly and, if not, is privatisation a possible solution? Would this mean...

Sir David Richards joins One Essex Court

November 04 2021

One Essex Court is delighted to announce that Sir David Richards has joined Chambers, following his retirement from the Court of Appeal in June. Sir David was called to the Bar in 1974 and took Silk in 1992. Whilst at the Bar, Sir David’s principal areas of practice were company law and corporate insolvency, including takeovers and mergers, restructuring, acquisitions, joint ventures,...