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Barristers lay out plans for range of new entities

Barristers are looking at creating a wide range of legal businesses – with solicitors, paralegals and others – once the Bar Standards Board’s (BSB) application to become an entity regulator is approved, it has emerged.

July 1st, 2014 | No Comments »

BSB bids to improve barristers’ reporting of certain diversity data – from abysmal to awful

The Bar Standards Board has set itself a minimum target of 30% for diversity data collection from barristers on sexuality, religion and disability. It is also planning more work on the under-representation of women at the bar, and reports of harassment and discrimination.

June 13th, 2014 | No Comments »

Green light for barristers to join LDPs, but LSB says bar still has a way to go

The Legal Services Board has approved plans to allow barristers to become partners in legal disciplinary practices but warned that the changes “go only part of the way towards opening up the market in the interests of consumers”.

March 30th, 2010 | No Comments »