Chancery and Commercial Bar: Overhauled and underwhelmed
The Clementi report has recommended changes to the Bar that some view as a threat to its very existence. Caroline Grimshaw examines the response to the report and finds few at the Bar who welcome the proposed changes
On 15 December, 2004, Sir David Clementi issued his highly anticipated review of the regulatory framework governing the legal profession. Among the findings of this far-reaching report is the conclusion that the restrictive nature of current business structures in the profession can no longer be justified as being in the public interest.
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