BSB workshop at the Bar Conference

The BSB will run an afternoon session at the Bar Conference on Saturday 7 November, titled ‘Disclosure of disciplinary findings and services complaints.

This workshop will debate the pros and cons of disclosure in the context of the overall conference theme - Access to Justice. The workshop will consider current policy on disclosure; specific analysis of disclosure of inadequate professional service; disclosure in relation to public access and direct access, and the impact of technology on disclosure. The panel currently is as follows:

Lady Justice Smith DBE
Elizabeth France Chair, Office for Legal Complaints or
Adam Sampson Chief Ombudsman, Office for Legal
Dr Ann Barker, Independent Complaints Commissioner, Bar
Standards Board
Sue Carr QC Chair, Complaints Committee, Bar Standards
Caron Bradshaw, The Institute of Chartered Accountants and
BSB Consumer Panel