The Bar: Bias fears over silk selection
The Chancery and commercial Bar questions make-up of QC panel; Atkin Chambers presented with prestigious award; and Herbert Smith moves to soothe Bar fears over advocacy move. Caroline Grimshaw reports
After months of waiting, the Bar Council and the Law Society have unveiled the new nine-member independent selection panel charged with considering applications for the award of Queen’s Counsel (QC). The new selection procedure is expected to get under way imminently.
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