Practice Management

Third consultation: Implications for the Bar of the Legal Services Act 2007

<p>The BSB published on 27 September its third consultation on the implications for the Bar of the Legal Services Act 2007. </p>
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Chambers monitoring 2010

<p>The Bar Standards Board launched a comprehensive Chambers monitoring scheme on the 18 October 2010. </p>
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BSB session at the Bar Conference - Saturday 6 November

<p>The BSB workshop will cover the changes in regulation brought about by the Legal Services Act 2007 and the new regulatory entities that affect the profession, including the Bar Standards Board, Legal Services Board and the Office of Legal Complaints. </p>
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Diversity in the legal profession

<p>Barristers’ chambers should adopt formal, regulated mentoring schemes to encourage diversity, a Legal Services Board (“LSB”) report has recommended. </p>
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Julie Cave

<p>Name: Julie Cave<br />Position: Managing Director<br />Company: Credit Management (Law) Ltd </p>
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Bar working party

A working party of about 100 barristers, clerks and practice managers from the criminal, family, civil, commercial and chancery Bar has been set up to advise sets of chambers on how to contract directly with the LSC.
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The Chief Ombudsman

<p><img height="158" width="181" src="/images/sites/files/images/stories/features/features/Adam-Sampson-(2).jpg" alt="Adam-Sampson-(2)" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />David Wurtzel meets Adam Sampson, the Chief Ombudsman and Chief Executive of the Legal Ombudsman, the new scheme established by the Office of Legal Complaints to handle consumer legal complaints </p>
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Lee Tyler

<p>Name: Lee Tyler<br />Position: Senior Clerk<br />Chambers:  2 Temple Gardens </p>
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Chambers Beware!

<p><img src="/images/sites/files/images/stories/features/features/laptop.jpg?sfvrsn=7b7fa882_2" height="158" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" width="221" alt="laptop" />Are your chambers’ details being used in connection with online fraud? Caroline Kean and Rachel Barber advise on protecting chambers from uninvited and unauthorised association with bogus websites </p>
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New business structures appeal to barristers

<p>Barristers are eyeing up the opportunities presented by the new legal business structures, with 43 per cent interested in setting up shop with solicitors. </p>
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