The Bar: Putting the case for employed barristers
For too long a large number of barristers working in-house have been left out in the wilderness. New proposals show a willingness by the Bar Council to address the issue, says Stephen Bacon, but do they go far enough?
Who exactly are non-practising barristers? Those who have retired or have chosen to pursue a career away from law. Well, yes – and this is the answer that most people would give. But many non-practising barristers can also be found beavering away in your legal department.
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