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Bar Council: Chancellor's financial package must match up

Ahead of the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s expected support package for the self-employed, the Bar Council has urged the self-employed who work to keep the justice system running are factored into his plans.

  • 26 March 2020
  • Press release

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