Removal of the ‘cab rank’ rule a major threat to justice – Bar Standards Board

Posted March 28th, 2013 in barristers, legal services, press releases, reports by tracey

“Those accused of violent crimes such as rape and terrorism could struggle to find appropriate legal representation if the ‘cab rank’ rule is abolished, according to a new report obtained by the Bar Standards Board. The study is in response to a report commissioned by the Legal Services Board which argues that the rule is no longer relevant.”

Full press release

Bar Standards Board, 27th March 2013