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Barrister to appeal against BSB discrimination ruling

A barrister who claims she is the victim of racial discrimination by the Bar Standards Board has said she will appeal against last week’s High Court ruling that she has an arguable case but that it was brought out of time.

December 22nd, 2014 | No Comments »

High Court: barrister has arguable discrimination claim against BSB

A black barrister had an arguable case that she was indirectly discriminated against by the Bar Standards Board through its disciplinary procedures, the High Court ruled yesterday.

December 19th, 2014 | No Comments »

QASA barristers in last throw of the dice with appeal to Supreme Court

December 17th, 2014 | Comments Off

Appeal court throws out attack on Bar disciplinary tribunals over time-expired members

December 17th, 2014 | Comments Off

BSB turns to CILEx to train non-legal staff

The Bar Standards Board has turned to the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives to provide training to members of staff without legal qualifications. Meanwhile, ILEX Professional Standards – CILEx’s regulatory arm – is on the hunt for a new chief executive.

December 15th, 2014 | No Comments »

LeO names immigration barrister in first ‘public interest’ publication

The Legal Ombudsman has exercised for the first time its power under the Legal Services Act to name “in the public interest” a lawyer responsible for a series of complaints.

December 9th, 2014 | No Comments »

BSB apologises for failing to review contractual terms and cab-rank rule

December 5th, 2014 | Comments Off

‘Public access’ barrister disbarred for lying about immigration application

December 5th, 2014 | Comments Off

Bar Council warns on potential “cost to quality” from CPD move

December 4th, 2014 | Comments Off

BSB anticipating hundreds of barrister businesses after receiving entity regulation green light

December 3rd, 2014 | Comments Off