Charles Austin was featured in the latest issue of the Liverpool Law Magazine.
Having recently qualified I have to admit to being somewhat disconcerted about the sustained gloom that characterised the conversation of established practitioners. Clearly change is on the way. Older heads tell me that change and dire predictions about it are a constant at the Bar. Yet the Bar seems to survive and indeed prosper. However, there can be no doubt that the Civil Liabilities Act 2018 and its consequences will substantially reduce the work for junior civil barristers many of whom get by on a diet of whiplash based claims