Bar Conference 2011: barristers ‘ready to strike’ over tendering plan – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted November 11th, 2011 in barristers, competition, criminal justice, news, tenders by tracey

“Criminal barristers will take ‘direct action’ – including withdrawing their services – if the government presses ahead with its plans for price-competitive tendering, the chair of the Criminal Bar Association has warned. Max Hill QC (pictured) said that the proposal to introduce best value tendering for the provision of publicly funded services will spell the ‘end of the bar’.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 10th November 2011