Swine Flu – Bar Council Advice – The Bar Council

Posted August 11th, 2009 in barristers, news by sally

“As the Bar’s Code of Conduct provides that a barrister may not withdraw from a case in such a way or in such circumstances that the client may be unable to find other legal assistance in time to prevent prejudice being suffered by the client, all barristers are advised that if they have swine flu they should tell their instructing solicitors immediately with a view to making an application for an adjournment of any impending hearing or alternatively to make arrangements for the appointment of another counsel.”

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The Bar Council, 10th August 2009

Source: www.barcouncil.org.uk