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Save the date: The 2016 Annual Bar & Young Bar Conference will take place on Saturday 15 October 2016. More details and how to book your place coming soon.
Barristers in their early years of practice will be further supported through the development of a new toolkit and online hub, both of which address some of the key issues relevant to the Young Bar.
The Direct Access Portal, which acts as an online register, is the main hub for consumers, businesses and other organisations seeking to find a direct access barrister. The aim of the new website is to help drive more business to barristers.
The Investigatory Powers Bill threatens the safety and confidentiality of whistle-blowers and clients seeking legal advice. The Bar Council, NUJ and the Law Society host parliamentary event on 11 April, 17.00 to discuss risks.
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To draw barristers' attention to practical points relating to failure to draft defence statements and skeleton arguments
The protection of consumers "has to be paramount" when it comes to unregulated, uninsured and untrained McKenzie Friends charging fees to people in court, the Chairman of the Bar, Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, told BBC listeners.
A busy #May @TempleChurchLDN including something for @ClassicFM https://t.co/FGxkXJ52YU
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