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Number of QCs continues to fall

The number of QCs is continuing to fall, statistics from the Bar Standard Board have shown, dropping by more than 200 in four years. This contrasts with the steady rise in the total number of practicing barristers.

May 5th, 2015 | No Comments »

QC status “should be extended” beyond barristers and solicitors

QC status should be available to all advocates appearing in the higher courts, whether or not they are barristers or solicitors, the Legal Services Consumer Panel has said. It also reiterated its call for re-accreditation and ongoing competence checks for those with the mark.

March 18th, 2015 | No Comments »