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The Government responded to the 'Transforming Legal Aid' consultation on 27 February. Read the paper, the Bar Council's response to the announcement and a letter from the Lord Chancellor to the Bar.
The Bar Council has published ' The Bar in society - Barristers making a difference', which outlines the valuable contribution many barristers make to the communities they work and live in, and the Corporate Social Responsibility of the Bar Council.
Find out more about consultations produced by the Bar Council, and read our submissions to external consultations from the Government and others.
The Bar Council has published A Guide to Representing Yourself in Court to help those who face going to court without a lawyer.
Click on the below link to access and download the Guide.
BARCO is a unique solution that makes it easier than ever before to work with the Bar.
BARCO delivers a simple and secure system, operated through one of the world's leading financial institutions, for handling client payments.
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The Government has today announced its long-awaited response to its second consultation on legal aid.
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