Managing Stress in Chambers

Managing Stress in Chambers

Why is stress so bad? Stress is the body’s natural response to threat: real or perceived; physical or mental.  In responding to threat our bodies produce large quantities of cortisol, adrenaline and noradrenaline.  These hormones and chemicals increase our heart rate...
Lateral hires for the Bar

Lateral hires for the Bar

As the Bar continues to position itself in the ever-increasing search for new business and work streams; so, the lateral movement of barristers between chambers has seen a marked increase. Of course, moving from one set to another is not without its problems, not...
The rise in BD and Marketing roles

The rise in BD and Marketing roles

It’s apparent to anyone working closely with the Bar that there’s been a major spike in both the number and seniority of recent BD and Marketing roles – with Sets now having designated and growing BD and Marketing Teams. There seem to be several key factors at...
Changing roles in Chambers

Changing roles in Chambers

Chambers have increasingly started to change their management structures to better align themselves with their clients’ way of doing business and more generally, to modernise a structure which, historically can be quite antiquated and doesn’t equate to a modern...