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The hub is brought to you by the Bar Council of England and Wales. It brings together ethics and practice management guidance for barristers and chambers. The guidance documents are drafted by Bar Council Committee Members and executives and are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up to date. The guidance aims to help barristers to understand and comply with their ethical obligations and for chambers and entities to manage their practices in accordance with the BSB Handbook rules and best practice.
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IT Panel's assistance document regarding barristers' and set of chambers' compliance with the GDPR
With the advent of the 2017 Regulations, HM Treasury asked the LSAG to draft a single piece of guidance for their approval, to be applicable to the whole legal sector in the UK.
The Bar Council’s Ethical Enquiries Helpline receives regular requests for assistance from barristers who attend court only to find that their lay client has absconded.
Ethics Committee’s assistance document regarding the application of the Cab Rank Rule to criminal legal aid cases.