Facing a brave new world
Proposed changes to the rules on direct access could provide significant opportunities for the Bar, writes Catherine Newman
The Bar has a reputation for being suspicious of change. Put that together with barristers’ dread of a badly prepared set of papers and you can see why traditionalists are wary of some of the potential consequences of the introduction of the new regime for broadened direct access. But the new rules present a number of opportunities for the Bar which, if carefully managed, can lead to useful new sources of work.
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