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Disability access – making chambers accessible

Purpose: Guide for all barristers/chambers on disability access to their chambers
Scope of application: All practising barristers/chambers
Issued by: The Equality, Diversity and Social Mobility Committee
Last reviewed: 01/01/2011
Status and effect: Please see the notice at end of this page. This is not "guidance" for the purposes of the BSB Handbook I6.4.

The following are recommendations arising out of access assessments of two chambers by C. Wycliffe Noble of RADAR and comments by the Disability Subgroup of the Bar.

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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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