TITLE

Direct bar access under threat as Law Soc challenges Bar Council

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Joanne
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;11/7/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 43, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the British Bar Council and the Law Society were in conflict in the Court of Appeal regarding a case that could affect the future of the bar's direct access procedure. The Law Society supported the HM Revenue and Customs' (HMRC) appeal over the costs payable to Andre Agassi's accountants Tenon over the amount of tax payable on his sponsorship earnings. Tenon and the Bar Council's argument was that HMRC's move would discourage the use of a scheme designed to save money.
ACCESSION #
18858658

 

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