Professional Practice Committee issues public access guidance – The Bar Council

Posted July 22nd, 2011 in barristers, legal aid, legal services, news by sally

“The Bar Standards Board has issued a reminder to all public access barristers that under paragraph 3(1) in Annex F2 of the Public Access Rules

‘A barrister may not accept direct instructions from or on behalf of a lay client: In or in connection with any matter or proceedings in which it is likely that the lay client would be eligible for public funding.'”

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The Bar Council, 21st July 2011