8th April - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: Commercial pressures could threaten barristers’ independence and tempt them to take risks that harm consumers, the bar regulator has warned. In its first risk outlook, the Bar Standards Board says pressures arise from cuts to legal aid, the rising number of litigants in person, and competition from alternative business structures and solicitors' firms. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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