Baroness Deech QC (Hon)

Baroness Deech QC (Hon)

Baroness Ruth Deech QC (Hon) is a Crossbench Life Peer and was Chair of the Bar Standards Board from 2009-15.

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The cab rank rule and ethical choices

The cab rank rule, its jurisprudential foundations, and international law. By Timothy Dutton CBE QC, Baroness Ruth Deech QC (Hon), Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC and Roy Amlot QC 

10 March 2021

Building a strong foundation

As her tenure comes to an end, Baroness Deech reflects upon her six years as Chair of the Bar Standards Board.

In To Kill a Mockingbird, the great Harper Lee wrote: “there is one way in this country in which all men are created equal – there is one human institution that makes a pauper the equal of a Rockefeller, the stupid man the equal of an Einstein, and the ignorant man the equal of any college president. That institution gentlemen, is a court…”

04 December 2014
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