Sarah-Jane Bennett

Sarah-Jane Bennett

Sarah-Jane Bennett is head of policy: legal affairs, practice and ethics at the Bar Council. Her team is responsible for issues relating to professional conduct and administration of justice. She is the author of the Bar Council’s research report LASPO: One Year On.

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Regulating paid McKenzie Friends and allowing them to exercise rights of audience will not benefit clients, the courts or the interests of justice, argues Sarah-Jane Bennett

Going to court is not an everyday activity for most people. It can be (and usually is) daunting, confusing and stressful for litigants. 

25 April 2016
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Reform work update

Sarah-Jane Bennett explains how the Bar Council is working to reform the criminal justice system and legal aid.

2015 will be a year of big change for the whole of the criminal justice system.

10 March 2015
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