The Secret Barrister

The Secret Barrister is a junior barrister specialising in criminal law, and the author of the award-winning blog of the same name. The Secret Barrister writes for many publications, including The Times, the Guardian, New Statesman, iNews, Esquire and Counsel magazine.

In 2016 and 2017, the Secret Barrister was named Independent Blogger of the Year at the Editorial Intelligence Comment Awards. In 2018, the Secret Barrister was named Legal Personality of the Year at the Law Society Awards.

Their first book, The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken, was a Sunday Times number-one bestseller and has been in the top-ten bestseller list for more than a year. It won the Books Are My Bag Non-Fiction Award 2018, and was shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year and the Specsavers Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2018.

Upcoming Events

Featuring Talks By:
Waad Al-Kateab
Lemn Sissay
Laura Bates
Tim Harford
The Secret Barrister

5x15 - with Laura Bates, Lemn Sissay and the Secret Barrister

5x15 - 5 speakers with 15 minutes each - featuring Lemn Sissay, Tim Harford, The Secret Barrister, Laura Bates and Waad Al-Kateab