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International information practice pack

Purpose: An information pack for barristers practising or intending to practise internationally
Scope of application: All practising barristers
Issued by: The International Committee
First reviewed: 01/10/2015
Last reviewed: 01/10/2015
Status and effect: Please see the notice at end of this document. This is not "guidance" for the purposes of the BSB Handbook I6.4.

The International Committee of the Bar Council has produced an International Practice Information Pack for members of the Bar who are practising or intending to practise internationally.

Click on the links below to read each section of the pack individually.

Part One: Marketing the Bar outside England and Wales

Part Two: Taking instructions from abroad: A note about contractual terms

Part Three: International practice rules: A summary note of changes

Download: International information practice pack:

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Important Notice

This document has been prepared by the Bar Council to assist barristers on matters of professional conduct and ethics. It is not “guidance” for the purposes of the BSB Handbook I6.4, and neither the BSB nor a disciplinary tribunal nor the Legal Ombudsman is bound by any views or advice expressed in it. It does not comprise – and cannot be relied on as giving – legal advice. It has been prepared in good faith, but neither the Bar Council nor any of the individuals responsible for or involved in its preparation accept any responsibility or liability for anything done in reliance on it. For fuller information as to the status and effect of this document, please see here.

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