News

21 Feb 2018
The COMBAR North American Meeting will be held in Vienna, Austria, from 31 May to 1 June 2018. Spouses/partners and families are very welcome to attend as well. We are delighted that the Judge in Charge of the Commercial Court, Mr Justice Popplewell, and his wife Dr Debra Lomas will be attending as COMBAR’s guests. This event is for COMBAR members only. Junior COMBAR members of 7 years' practice or less may be eligible to apply for the International Legal and Professional Development Grant. Read more for further details.

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10 Jan 2018
A COMBAR/ChBA joint working party has been looking into a number of issues that have arisen when barristers have gone on secondments to professional or lay clients.

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08 Jan 2018
Warm congratulations to all the COMBAR new Silks.

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29 Nov 2017
The Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR) is again this year offering financial awards and work experience to promote social mobility and encourage a wider range of candidates to consider a career as a commercial barrister. Former COMBAR Chair Laurence Rabinowitz QC explained: “The English Commercial Bar has always been a meritocratic profession where bright and motivated candidates can succeed regardless of their background, but it can seem daunting for those students who don’t already have relevant contacts to find out what a career at the Commercial Bar is really like, and we know it can be difficult for students from less affluent backgrounds to meet the expense of work experience in London. That is why we established these scholarships in 2014, as part of the celebrations of COMBAR’s 25th Anniversary, and they have been so successful we have decided to continue them”.

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