“Very Important Information for Barristers: Changes to Rules Governing Practising Certificates and Administration of Oaths” – The Bar Council

Posted December 3rd, 2009 in barristers, oaths, press releases by sally

“Barristers should note that Section 14 of the LSA 2007 provides that any person who undertakes a reserved legal activity, such as exercising a right of audience, without being entitled to do so will be committing a criminal offence. This will come into force on 1 January 2010. A barrister is not authorised to carry out reserved legal activities unless he/she has in force a certificate issued by the Bar Council authorising him or her to do so.”

Full press release

The Bar Council, 3rd December 2009

Source: www.barcouncil.org.uk