McCarthy v Bar Standards Board

Counsel – Disciplinary jurisdiction. Following the determination of an appeal in the appellant's favour, the Visitors to the Inns of Court ordered a rehearing of two charges against him, as there was no basis for saying that the appellant would be deprived of a fair hearing. They further made costs orders against the respondent Bar Standards Board on an indemnity basis as to the previous proceedings and ordered the appellant to pay 70% of the respondent's costs of the present hearing.

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