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Barristers ready to take direct action


There is much talk of strikes in the air at the moment, with wide and varied organisations planning to take industrial action on 30 November. In a different context it now looks as if they could be emulated by barristers.

As reported in the ‘Law Gazette’, the new chair of the Criminal Bar Association, Max Hill, has warned that criminal barristers will take direct action, including withdrawing their services, if the government presses ahead with its plans for price-competitive tendering. He told the Bar Council’s recent annual conference that Read the full story

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