Bar Standards Board attacks plan to cut student numbers – The Times

Posted May 29th, 2007 in barristers, legal education, news by sally

“The Bar Standards Board (BSB) has criticised the Bar Council’s proposals to limit the number of places available on the Barristers Vocational Training course, the compulsory one-year training programme for aspiring barristers.”

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The Times, 29th May 2007

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Bar Council prompts war of words over training plans – The Lawyer

Posted May 29th, 2007 in barristers, legal education, news by sally

“The Bar Standards Board (BSB) has lashed out at the Bar Council’s proposals to limit BVC places in submissions made to the Entry to the Bar working party.”

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The Lawyer, 29th May 2007

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Solicitors swing behind Neuberger’s controversial Bar diversity drive – Legal Week

Posted April 26th, 2007 in barristers, legal education, news by sally

“A survey of senior partners has uncovered strong support from solicitors for a raft of measures designed to open up the Bar to people from less privileged backgrounds.”

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Legal Week, 26th April 2007

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Bar group floats capping BVC places and relaxing funding in access push – Legal Week

Posted April 5th, 2007 in barristers, legal education, news by sally

“The Bar Council may limit the number of places available on the Bar Vocational Course (BVC) and force course providers to reveal students’ chances of gaining a pupillage as part of a shake-up of the profession’s recruitment rules.”

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Legal Week, 5th April 2007

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