Responses to external consultations

 

2018

January

Bar Council response to the Civil Justice Council Consultation on the future of ADR in Civil Justice 

Bar Council Response to the BSB Consultation on Future Bar Training 

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper on transparency standards

Bar Council response to Recovering the costs of the Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision (OPBAS): fees proposals

Bar Council response to the Legal Ombudsman Strategy and Business Plan 2018-2019 consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Law Commission’s third consultative document on the Sentencing Code

February 

Bar Council response to the Legal Services Board consultation “Reviewing the Internal Governance Rules”

Bar Council response to the Legal Services Board consultation Strategy 2018-21 and Business Plan 2018/19

Bar Council response to the Default County Court Judgments consultation paper

March

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation on Planning Law in Wales

Bar Council response to the Fit for the Future consultation paper

April

Bar Council response to the Law Commission's fourth consultative document on the Sentencing Code

May

Bar Council response to the Enforcement of Employment Rights Recommendations consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Transforming the Response to Domestic Abuse consultation paper

Bar Council response to Treasury Office Taylor Employment Status consultation paper

Bar Council response to BSB Modernising Regulatory Decision-making consultation paper

Bar Council response to Treasury Office Claims Management consultation paper

Bar Council response to the call for evidence by the Commission on Justice in Wales

June

Bar Council response to the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority ‘Protecting the users of legal services: balancing cost and access to legal services’

Bar Council response to HM Government consultation: ‘Powers for dealing with unauthorised development and encampments’ 

Bar Council supplementary response to the Legal Services Board’s review of the Internal Governance Rules

July

Bar Council response to the Consultation on the sexual orientation and religion or belief monitoring within chambers and BSB entities

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation “Reconsideration of Parole Board decisions: creating a new and open system”

Bar Council response to the QCA Appointments consultation "QCA Appointments Scheme - Character, Conduct and Integrity"

August

Bar Council response to the DEFRA consultation "Environmental Principles and Governance after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union”

Bar Council response to QC Appointments consultation "QCA Appointments Scheme - Listing of Cases and Assessors" 

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation "Part 39 Civil Procedure Rules: proposed changes - Open Justice"

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice survey "Part 2 of the LASPO Act: Litigation Funding and Costs"

September

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice review of Legal Aid for Inquests

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board "Future Bar Training" consultation

October

Bar Council response to the Home Office consultation on Stop and Search

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation "Amending the Advocates' Graduated Fee Scheme"

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice's consultation on the Post Implementation Review (PIR) of LASPO

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation on the Draft Insurable Interest Bill, June 2018

November

Bar Council and Criminal Bar Association response to the Law Commission consultation paper 235 'Search Warrants'

December

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper 'Electronic execution of documents'

2017

January
Bar Council response to the ”Reforming the Soft Tissue Injury (‘whiplash’) Claims Process” consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Constitution Committee inquiry: The Legislative Process Call for evidence on the delegation of powers consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Consultation on the Future of Training for the Bar: Future Routes to Authorisation 

Bar Council response to the Fixed Recoverable Costs Review

Bar Council Memorandum to HMRC on Finance Draft Bill 2017

February

Bar Council response to the Legal Services Board draft Business Plan 2017/18 consultation paper

Bar Council response to the BSB Consultation on a possible change to the parental leave rule

Disincentives for advisors and intermediaries for potentially aggressive tax planning schemes 

March

Bar Council response to the Legal Ombudsman consultation on ‘Strategy and Business Plan 2017-2020’

Bar Council response to the “Reforming the Advocates’ Graduated Fee Scheme” consultation paper

Young Barristers’ Committee’s Response to the “Reforming the Advocates’ Graduated Fee Scheme” consultation paper

A response from the Chairman of the Bar to the AGFS Consultation

Bar Council response to the MOJ’s ‘Review of the introduction of fees in the Employment Tribunals’

Bar Council response to the “Litigators’ Graduated Fee Scheme and Court Appointees” consultation paper

April

Bar Council response to the Home Office consultation on the Investigatory Powers Act 2016: Codes of Practice

Paper submitted by Vice Chairman of the Bar to Jackson LJ for Fixed Recoverable Costs Review Seminar

Bar Council response to the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 Consultation

Bar Council response to the Anti-Money Laundering Supervisory Regime: response and call for further information

Bar Council response to the Great Repeal Bill White paper

Bar Council response to EU Civil Law rules for Robotics

Bar Council response to Public Consultation on the rules on liability of the producer for damage caused by a defective product

May

Bar Council and Criminal Bar Association response to the Protection of Official Data consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Consultation on Introducing Fixed Recoverable Costs in Lower Value Clinical Negligence Claims

Bar Council response to the Personal Injury Discount Rate: How It Should Be Set In The Future consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Call for views on the General Data Protection regulation derogations

July

Bar Council response to the Bar Standard’s Board ‘Review of the Standard of Proof Applied in Professional Misconduct Hearings’ consultation paper

Bar Council response to Bills of Sale consultation July-2017

August

Bar Council reponse to EU Company Law-Rules on digital solutions and efficient cross border operations Consultation

Bar Council's response to HMT's anti-money laundering supervisory review

Bar Council response to Future of Work Commission Call for Evidence

September 

Bar Council response to Sentencing Council Child Cruelty consultation Sep 17

Bar Council response to the ‘New Information and Registration Requirements for the Bar’ consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Queen’s Counsel Appointments System ‘Dealing with Matters of Character, Conduct and Integrity’ consultation paper

Bar Council response to GDPR Guidance on Contracts and Liabilities between Controllers and Processers

Bar Council response to the OPBAS sourcebook consultation

Bar Council response to the LSB enforcement policy and rules of procedure

Bar Council response to the Changes to the Public and Licensed Access Rules consultation paper

October

Public consultation on the prevention and amicable resolution of disputes between investors and public authorities within the single market

November 

Bar Council response to draft Investigatory Powers Tribunal Rules

Bar Council response to making a will 

December

Bar Council Response to Consultation on new legislation on offensive and dangerous weapons

Bar Council response to revised Home Office Codes of Practice

2016

January

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Cost of licensing authorised BSB Alternative Business Structures

Bar Council response to the Home Office consultation paper: Introducing a stalking protection order

Bar Council response to the Civil Justice Council consultation paper: Property Disputes

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper: Transfer of Title and Change of Occupancy Fees in Leaseholds

February

Bar Council response to the Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs consultation paper: The International Tax Compliance (Client Notification) Regulations 2016

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Fees and Charges Consultation 2015

Bar Council response to the Legal Services Board consultation paper: Draft business plan 2016/17 consultation

Bar Council response to the Competition and Markets Authority consultation paper: Legal services market study

March

Bar Council response to the Solicitors Regulation Authority consultation paper: Training for Tomorrow: assessing competence

Bar Council response to the Lord Justice Briggs consultation paper: Civil Courts Structure Review: Interim Report

Bar Council response to Legal Services Board consultation on s.80 Order

Bar Council response to the court fees consultation on proposals to reform fees for grants of probate

April

Bar Council response to Law Commission Sentencing Code Project - second consultative document´╗┐

Claims Management Regulation – Consultation: Cutting the costs for consumers – Financial Claims

Bar Council’s response to the BIS consultation on Terms and Conditions and Consumer Protection Fining Powers: Call for Evidence

Bar Council response to consultation on first tier complaints handling

Bar Council response to the Competition and Markets Authority follow-up questions on the legal market study

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation on "Compensation for loss of pension rights in employment tribunals"

May

Bar Council and Criminal Bar Association response to Home Office PACE codes C, D and H consultation

Bar Council response to the Future Bar Training consultation: The Threshold Standards and Competences consultation paper

June

Bar Council response to the First-tier Tribunal Immigration and Asylum Chamber Fees consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Anti-money Laundering/Counter-Terrorist Financing Action Plan - Annex A: Consultation on Legislative Proposals

Bar Council response to the Call for Information: Anti-money laundering Supervisory Regime

Bar Council response to the LSB ‘Changes to the rules made under section 51 of the Legal Services Act 2007’ consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Reforming the courts’ approach to McKenzie Friends consultation paper

Bar Council response to the ‘Short Consultation Paper on Draft Bill: Insurable Interest’

Bar Council response on an 'Effective Insolvency Framework within the EU'

Bar Council response to the Cabinet Office consultation on establishing common measures of socio-economic background

Bar Council response to the Appeals to the Court of Appeal: proposed amendments to Civil Procedure Rules and Practice Direction consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper No.227 'Updating the Land Registration Act 2002'

Bar Council  CBA Response_Lammy Review of BAME Representation in the CJS Call for Evidence_30 June 2016

July

Bar Council response to the BIS ‘Review of the Corporate Insolvency Framework’ consultation paper

August

Bar Council response to the ‘Legal Services: removing barriers to competition’ consultation paper

Bar Council response to BSB consultation - Future Bar Training: CPD

September

Bar Council response to CMA Legal Services Market Study Interim Report

Bar Council response to CMA initial questions on the reserved activities

Bar Council response to the public consultation on the safety of apps and other non-embedded software

Bar Council response to the SRA ‘Looking to the Future: Accounts Rules review’ consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Looking to the future- flexibility and public protection consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Law Commission Consultation Paper No. 228

October

Planning Law in Wales-Scoping Paper

Bar Council response to the HMRC ‘Simplification of the tax and National Insurance treatment of termination payments: government response and consultation on draft legislation’ consultation paper

Bar Council response to the House of Lords Constitution Committee Inquiry:The Legislative Process Call for Evidence (Stage 1: Preparing legislation for introduction in Parliament)

Bar Council response to the HMRC “Strengthening Tax Avoidance Sanctions and Deterrents” consultation paper

Bar Council response to the 13th programme of law reform consultation paper 

Bar Council response to the Fee-Paid Judicial Pension Scheme Draft Regulations

November

Bar Council response to the Transposition of the Fourth Money Laundering Directive consultation paper

Bar Council response to the ‘Section 69 Order to modify the functions of the Bar council’ consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Transforming Our Justice System: Assisted Digital Strategy, Online Conviction and Statutory Fixed Fines consultation paper 

Bar Council response to the Transforming our Justice System: Panel Composition in Tribunals consultation paper 

December

Bar Council response to the MOJ’s consultation: Modernising judicial terms and conditions

Bar Council response to the LSB Consultation on revised guidance for regulators on encouraging a diverse profession 

Bar Council response to the House of Commons’ Justice Committee Inquiry into the implications of Brexit for the justice system 

Bar Council & Criminal Bar Association response to the Law Commission Consultation ‘Reforming Misconduct in Public Office’ consultation paper