Talent, not cash, should open the door to the Bar – The Times

Posted April 3rd, 2007 in barristers, news by sally

“This week Lord Neuberger, Britain’s newest law lord, will announce the interim findings of his inquiry into what can be done to ensure that the Bar is open to all. Over several months he has led a working party looking at barriers to entry, probing a world that Derek Wood, QC, a former Treasurer of Middle Temple, describes as ‘subtle and subterranean’ — a world of ‘accent, appearance, lifestyle and other personal markers that define any social dynasty’.”

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The Times, 3rd April 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk