|Purpose:||To provide advice to public access barristers on issues relating to client insolvency|
|Scope of application:||All barristers qualified to accept public access instructions|
|Issued by:||Direct Access Panel|
|Status and effect:||Please see the notice at the end of this document. This is not “guidance” for the purposes of the BSB Handbook I6.4.|
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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 refer to the professional practice and ethics section of the Bar Council’s website here.