David Allen Green started the Jack of Kent blog back in 2007, and has built a core following on Twitter under his real name. He is the former legal correspondent for the New Statesman, is a Consultant at Preiskel & Co, and is a columnist on law and policy for the Financial Times. Top of the list every time.
Now the award-winning writer of the best seller, The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken, where this anonymous barrister writes a darkly comic, provocative and moving first-hand account of life in the legal system, and how it’s failing us all. Their Twitter feed is a great commentary on current affairs. We’re particular fans of their legal analysis of popular songs.
Matthew Scott is a serious crime barrister, and a well-deserved member of the legal Twitterati. Insightful blogs, with thoughtful (and often amusing) updates.
Catherine Baksi is a former barrister, and is now an award-winning freelance journalist for The Times, The Guardian and Lawtel reporter.
One for everyone: No gavels in English courts. Ever. It’s that simple… We think their Twitter bio sums things up pretty perfectly:
“English judges have never used gavels. Some people think they do. They’re wrong”.
If you find them… here’s your support network!
Carl Gardner is a former government lawyer and uses his blog and Twitter feed to explain developments in law, and the law behind the news, to an informed but not necessarily legal audience.
Adam Wagner is a human rights barrister at Doughty Street Chambers. Founder and Chair of RightsInfo and Founder of the UK Human Rights Blog. He’s a lawyer who is striving to make the justice system more transparent and more user-friendly for non-lawyers.
Joshua Rozenberg is Britain’s best-known commentator on the law. He trained as a lawyer before becoming a BBC journalist for fifteen years, and is now a go-to commentator, podcaster and broadcaster on all things legal.
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