BSB to regulate barrister-driven businesses post Legal Services Act
The Bar Standards Board (BSB) will apply to become an official regulator for advocacy-focussed business structures (ABSs) when they are permitted under the Legal Services Act later this year. At a board meeting late last month the BSB decided it will apply to regulate certain barrister and advocate-led structures in the future, as well as permit those entities and other self-employed barristers to conduct litigation.
The Bar Standards Board (BSB) will apply to become an official regulator for advocacy-focussed business structures (ABSs) when they are permitted under the Legal Services Act later this year.
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