- Tuesday, 5 May 2015
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.
Tags: bar standards board, Barristers, QCs
Posted in Barristers, Latest news, Regulation
- Wednesday, 18 March 2015
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.
Tags: advocacy, Legal Services Consumer Panel, QCs, solicitor-advocates
Posted in Consumer panel, Latest news, Legal Services Act