TITLE

Bar Council splits PCC and 'trade union' arms

AUTHOR(S)
Malkin, Brendan
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;1/17/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Great Britain Bar Council is to separate its regulatory and policymaking arms to avoid conflicts of interest. The move pre-empts the potential impact of proposals arising out of Sir David Clementi's "Review of the Regulatory Framework for Legal Services." The Bar Council is worried that this could lead to accusations of conflicts of interest. As a result, it wants to ensure that members of its professional conduct and complaints committee, which has an investigatory and prosecution role in the alleged misconduct of barristers, are not members of its "trade union" arm, which handles policy.
ACCESSION #
15824352

 

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