Court of Appeal: judges working as barristers do not have to disclose “every ongoing piece of litigation”Wednesday, 23 December 2015
Appeal judges have ruled that part-time judges who are working as barristers do not have to reveal details of “every ongoing piece of litigation” they are dealing with to ward off accusations of bias.
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