TITLE

Hardwicke study calls on sets, Bar Council to hike direct access

AUTHOR(S)
Goswani, Nina
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Lawyer;6/23/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 25, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the 150% increase of bar direct access proposed by the Bar Council in Great Britain. According to the study conducted by Hardwicke Building, the proportion of in-house legal counsel, company secretaries and commercial directors directly instructing barristers has risen from 6% in 2006 to 15% today. However, two-thirds of respondents state that they would possibly instruct barristers directly but were nervous due to the scheme only having run for four years.
ACCESSION #
33968084

 

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