The Secret Barrister: Bestselling Anonymous Author
Given the Secret Barrister’s secret identity, this event will be delivered using a combination of voice actors and pre-submitted questions. Audience members who would like to ask a question will need to pre-submit their question in advance using the following form. The deadline for submitting questions is midday on 1 November 2021:
The Secret Barrister is an anonymous author, blogger, and junior barrister specialising in criminal law. Their 2018 book, Stories of The Law and How It’s Broken, and their 2020 book, Fake Law, were both Sunday Times Bestsellers. The Secret Barrister was named Legal Personality of The Year at the annual Law Society Awards and in 2020 created the Channel 4 four-part documentary series, The Secret Barrister: Disordered Justice. They write frequently for national newspapers and were twice named Independent Blogger of the Year at the annual Editorial Intelligence Comment Awards. The Secret Barrister will be speaking on the topic of “The Slow Death of Criminal Justice – Why Did We All Stop Caring?”.