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Bar Conference 2011: chambers eye direct service offers

PUBLISHED November 9, 2011

A growing number of barristers are looking to offer services directly to the public, which could help them gain legal aid contracts, the head of the bar told delegates. Peter Lodder QC (pictured) said hundreds of barristers had already completed the public access training courses that the bar began running last year. He said: ?This style of practice is not new; but it is time to realise the full extent of the opportunities of a changing regulatory environment and economic climate.? read more