- Tuesday, 4 November 2014
The Bar Standards Board is facing a bill for over £100,000 after the Court of Appeal ruled that there was no need for it to be separately represented at the hearing of a judicial review against the Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates.
Tags: bar standards board, Legal Services Board, Protective Costs Order, QASA, Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates
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