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CPS opens Advocate Panels application scheme – Crown Prosecution Service

“The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is today launching a new scheme for the delivery of prosecution services in court. All advocates undertaking prosecution work in the Crown Court (and Higher Courts) from October must be members of new, quality-controlled CPS Advocate Panels.”

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Crown Prosecution Service, 31st March 2011

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Joint Advocacy Group analysis of QAA consultation response – Bar Standards Board

“Analysis of responses to the Joint Advocacy Group consultation paper on proposals for a quality assurance scheme for criminal advocates, is now available to view and download.”

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Bar Standards Board, 4th February 2011

Source: www.barstandardsboard.org.uk

Joint independent expert advisory group – Bar Standards Board

“The Joint Advocacy Group (JAG), set up by the Bar Standards Board (BSB), Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and ILEX Professional Standards (IPS) to devise a scheme for the quality assurance of advocates, has established an independent expert advisory group to be chaired by Lord Justice Thomas.”

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Bar Standards Board, 26th January 2011

Source: www.barstandardsboard.org.uk

Incoming Bar Chairman: Diversification Good For the Bar and For Its Clients – The Bar Council

“Peter Lodder QC, incoming Chairman of the Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, will call for publicly funded barristers to diversify their practices, when he delivers his inaugural address to the Bar Council this evening. Lodder, takes over as Chairman of the Bar from Nicholas Green QC on 1 January 2011.”

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The Bar Council, 2nd December 2010

Source: www.barcouncil.org.uk

‘Mixed practice’ warning for publicly funded barristers – Law Society’s Gazette

“Incoming Bar Council chairman Peter Lodder QC today warned publicly funded barristers to diversify or face a bleak future.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 2nd December 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Neuberger endorses accreditation scheme – Law Society’s Gazette

“The master of the rolls has given judicial backing to the proposed quality assurance for advocates (QAA) scheme, saying judges are the ‘ultimate consumers’ of advocacy services and are well placed to assess quality.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 11th November 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Bar Council to Consult on New CPS Advocates’ Panel – The Bar Council

“The Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, is today launching a consultation on outline proposals for revising the Crown Prosecution Service’s (CPS) process for the selection of self-employed advocates. The proposals have been drawn up following lengthy discussions between the Bar Council and CPS about the new Panel Scheme which the CPS wishes to introduce.”

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The Bar Council, 3rd November 2010

Source: www.barcouncil.org.uk


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