The interview was published in the January 2021 issue of Counsel Magazine, under the title 'Derek Sweeting QC: Chair of the Bar 2021'.
In the article, the incoming Chair shares his thinking on diversity at the Bar, the rule of law, and his hopes and fears for what’s likely to be another turbulent year.
The article can be read here.
Rehana Popal is an immigration and public law specialist with particular expertise in asylum, immigration, and discrimination claims. Rehana is the first Afghan national to be called to the Bar by Inner Temple and is the only female Afghan barrister currently practising in England and Wales.