Raising The Bar With Rob Rinder

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20151018

20151018

20151018

20151018

In a new series criminal barrister Rob Rinder demystifies the legal world in England and Wales. With big profile guests from across the legal profession, he explains what a barrister does and how they can defend the indefensible in the courtroom. Along with his studio guests he aims to show how the justice system in England and Wales works compared to what we think we know from watching television drama series.

20151018

In a new series criminal barrister Rob Rinder demystifies the legal world in England and Wales. With big profile guests from across the legal profession, he explains what a barrister does and how they can defend the indefensible in the courtroom. Along with his studio guests he aims to show how the justice system in England and Wales works compared to what we think we know from watching television drama series.

20151018

In a new series criminal barrister Rob Rinder demystifies the legal world in England and Wales. With big profile guests from across the legal profession, he explains what a barrister does and how they can defend the indefensible in the courtroom. Along with his studio guests he aims to show how the justice system in England and Wales works compared to what we think we know from watching television drama series.

20151018

In a new series criminal barrister Rob Rinder demystifies the legal world in England and Wales. With big profile guests from across the legal profession, he explains what a barrister does and how they can defend the indefensible in the courtroom. Along with his studio guests he aims to show how the justice system in England and Wales works compared to what we think we know from watching television drama series.

20151018

In a new series, criminal barrister Rob Rinder is joined by high profile barristers and judges as they share their personal experiences of the legal system in England and Wales, in a bid to dispel the misconceptions of life in court, also known as "the bar" to those in the profession.

20151018

In a new series, criminal barrister Rob Rinder is joined by high profile barristers and judges as they share their personal experiences of the legal system in England and Wales, in a bid to dispel the misconceptions of life in court, also known as "the bar" to those in the profession.

2015101820160101

Barrister Rob Rinder demystifies and explains how the justice system really works.

2015101820160101

In a new series, criminal barrister Rob Rinder is joined by high profile barristers and judges as they share their personal experiences of the legal system in England and Wales, in a bid to dispel the misconceptions of life in court, also known as "the bar" to those in the profession.

20151025

20151025

Rob Rinder explores a day in the life of a barrister at two very different stages of their career, spending time with someone in pupillage and an experienced Barrister, who is also a mother of five, as she prepares to start work on a rape trial.

20151025

Rob Rinder explores a day in the life of a barrister at two very different stages of their career, spending time with someone in pupillage and an experienced Barrister, who is also a mother of five, as she prepares to start work on a rape trial.

2015102520160101

Rob Rinder explores a day in the life of a barrister at two different stages of a career.

2015102520160101

Rob Rinder explores a day in the life of a barrister at two very different stages of their career, spending time with someone in pupillage and an experienced Barrister, who is also a mother of five, as she prepares to start work on a rape trial.

20151101

Rob Rinder and a panel of high profile barristers discuss the practical challenges they face defending some of the world's worst criminals, and examine issues such as racism, sexism and pay in their profession.

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Rob Rinder and a panel of high profile barristers discuss the practical challenges they face defending some of the world's worst criminals, and examine issues such as racism, sexism and pay in their profession.

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Rob Rinder and guests on how barristers can defend some of the world's worst criminals.

20160724

20160724

Leading barrister Rob Rinder takes us into the private chambers of judges to discuss their work as part of the legal profession. In this programme he talks to Lord Judge, circuit judges and the judiciary appointments committee about life as a judge.

The judges talk about the responsibility they feel to society, and how they feel when they sentence someone to prison.

20160724

Barrister Rob Rinder takes us into the private chambers of judges to discuss their work.

20160724

Leading barrister Rob Rinder takes us into the private chambers of judges to discuss their work as part of the legal profession. In this programme he talks to Lord Judge, circuit judges and the judiciary appointments committee about life as a judge.

The judges talk about the responsibility they feel to society, and how they feel when they sentence someone to prison.

2016072420161225

Leading barrister Rob Rinder takes us into the private chambers of judges to discuss their work as part of the legal profession. In this programme he talks to Lord Judge, circuit judges and the judiciary appointments committee about life as a judge.

The judges talk about the responsibility they feel to society, and how they feel when they sentence someone to prison.

20160731

20160731

Barrister Rob Rinder discusses international law, and explores how it is made and enforced

20160731

When you break a law in this country you know you've done something wrong because there's a statute which tells you. The law will have come from Parliament, and you will have voted for people who have made that rule.

So what is international law?

When you hear ' This politician is a war criminal", or you are told "this country has broken international law" what does it mean?

And who writes it and who enforces international law?

By the end of this programme you'll know the answer.

Leading barrister Rob Rinder discusses international law with Dr Melanie Garson and two globally renowned practitioners: Kirsty Brimelow QC and Rodney Dixon QC.

20160807

In Raising The Bar this week, leading barrister Rob Rinder examines terrorism law.

In the company of some the most distinguished experts in this field, find out what terror laws we have in the UK, how they work and what it's like to defend someone accused of fighting a state they were often educated in.

Guests this week include Sultana Tafadar, Professor Helen Fenwick, Naeem Mian and Imran Khan.

Barrister Rob Rinder discusses terrorism law in the UK.

20160814

Leading barrister Rob Rinder looks at divorce law, in the company of some the most distinguished divorce lawyers.

We look at a number of recent high profile divorce cases with those who have represented the rich and famous.

Guests include Rachel Spicer, Mary Banham-Hall, Peter Mitchell QC, Mimi Smart, and Deborah Bangay QC.

20160821

In today's episode of Raising The Bar barrister Rob Rinder looks at juvenile law, and the law relating to young people.

In this programme, Rob and his guests consider the age of criminal responsibility right here in the UK, and compare this to countries such as Sweden where you cannot be convicted of a crime until you are 18.

Are we dealing with juvenile crime correctly? How can we do better for young people in our communities?

They also examine case studies where lawyers and campaigners have fought for alternative ways to punish young people.

Guests include Laura Janes, Legal Director of the Howard League for Prison Reform; Shauneen Lambe, who has defended young people on death row; and Suleman Amad, a former young offender now consultant on the criminal justice system.

20160828

Barrister Rob Rinder looks at how criminal law affects ordinary people, and especially its victims.

Guests include Alison Levitt QC, former Principal Legal Advisor to the Director of Public Prosecutions of England and Wales, and one of the UK's leading legal criminal barristers, Anesta Weeks QC.

Divorce Law2016081420161225

Leading barrister Rob Rinder looks at divorce law, in the company of some the most distinguished divorce lawyers.

We look at a number of recent high profile divorce cases with those who have represented the rich and famous.

Guests include Rachel Spicer, Mary Banham-Hall, Peter Mitchell, Mimi Smart, and Deborah Bangay QC.

Judges2016072420161225

Leading barrister Rob Rinder takes us into the private chambers of judges to discuss their work as part of the legal profession. In this programme he talks to Lord Judge, circuit judges and the judiciary appointments committee about life as a judge.

The judges talk about the responsibility they feel to society, and how they feel when they sentence someone to prison.