IBA Global Showcase
25 Oct - 29 Oct 2021Online, England
Dr George Artley, Bar Issues Commission Project Lawyer, International Bar Association UK As an undergraduate, George studied history at the University of Oxford, before training as a commercial lawyer at Macfarlanes LLP in the City of London. He then returned to Oxford for graduate study, where he undertook a PhD in legal history, concentrating on the origins of the rule of law in England. As BIC Project Lawyer, his role is to assist in co-ordinating and implementing projects which are relevant to the bar association and law society members of the IBA. In addition, he is involved in projects focusing on the future independence and sustainability of the legal profession, including the impact of working environments on the mental wellbeing of lawyers, and questions about how shifting ethical expectations are affecting attitudes towards the fundamental principles of the law.