An unfair advantage... or a kitemark of quality?
In the wake of the UK Government's announcement that it is to review the system by which it awards the status of Queen's Counsel to the country's leading barristers, Graham Platford and Stephen Irwin argue the cases for and against the retention of the legal profession's most controversial quality mark
The Bar Council has welcomed the debate on the silk system. We believe the rank of Queen’s Counsel is a kitemark of quality in the public interest.
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