General Council of the Bar

General Council of the Bar

known as the Bar Council, the body which represents BARRISTERS. Among other things it is charged with representing the BAR as a modern and forward-looking profession, albeit its members wear white wigs. It seeks to maintain professional standards and an effective complaints and disciplinary procedure. It handles education and training. It participates in law reform. It organizes professional development. It promotes the Bar's interests with Government, and other official bodies.
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In a submission made on Monday the General Council of the Bar described "numerous problems" with accessing justice in Wales.
The submission by the General Council of the Bar writes: "While litigants have a right to conduct their cases in the Welsh language, it appears that in practice there are limits to the enjoyment of that right.
* Further information is available from Engineering Council and from the Executive Secretary, Access to the Bar Committee, at the General Council of the Bar, 3 Bedford Row, London WClR 4DB.
He is chairman of the Bar Association for Local Government and the Public Service and a member of the General Council of the Bar for England and Wales.
The 30-strong ruling council of the Law Society had faced calls for its resignation over its failure to back demands for an inquiry into Mr Finucane's murder, despite such backing being given by the Law Society for England and Wales and the General Council of the Bar, but that motion was defeated last night.
The TV soap has ruffled the robes of The General Council of the Bar for England and Wales, which represents 9,000 barristers.
Advocate Jennifer Cane SC and Advocate Daluxolo Mpofu SC were nominated by the General Council of the Bar of South Africa to represent the advocates profession in the JSC.
He was named one of the top Cve lawyers in local government, is chairman of the Bar Association for Local Government & the Public Service, and is a member of the General Council of the Bar for England and Wales.
Barmark is a kitemarking scheme designed for barristers' chambers by the general council of the Bar. The scheme recognises good practice management within chambers and hopes to raise standards particularly in areas such as client care.
Acting as first councillor for the Bar of Montreal in 2000-2001, he also sat on the Administrative Committee and the General Council of the Bar of Quebec.Justice Wagner was elected BEotonnier (president) of the Bar of Montreal for the year 2001-2002.
In his annual report for the General Council of the Bar, independent Complaints Commissioner Mr Michael Scott said the number of complaints had dropped from 631 in 1998 to 568 in 1999.
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