From fat cats to human rights: how the Bar is changing – The Times

Posted October 30th, 2007 in barristers, special report by sally

“What is the public image of a barrister? Wigs, courts and fat fees? Rumpole of the Bailey or Kavanagh, QC? People tend not to think public service, human rights, access to justice – far less, the export of legal services. But this is equally the reality of the Bar today. And it’s a message that the profession’s leaders want to drive home when 500 of the rank and file meet this Saturday for their annual conference in London.”

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The Times, 30th October 2007