The future of the Bar: A profession reborn for today
Complacency is not, and never has been, an option. The market for the supply of legal services moves constantly, quickly and is ever more demanding. Stand still and the Bar will be left behind. Embrace change and modernisation and it will flourish. Complacency and smugness have from time to time been jibes directed at the Bar, and, in particular, at the Chancery and commercial Bars. Old-fashioned is another claim; old-fashioned, that is, in the law applied, in the premises from which the Bar operates, in the organisation of the way in which chambers are managed and in the manner in which it provides its services.
Michael Todd QC argues that the modern Bar is well-placed to adapt to a rapidly-evolving market
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