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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 can be found here.
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 explain the rules regarding use of the title 'barrister' when writing an article
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How can someone who has never studied law, nor entered a criminal court, get justice if they have to defend themselves in court? Penelope Gibbs (pictured) says a new report, Justice Denied, suggests the answer is that they probably can't.
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