In the Media

Judges not ?quangocrats? should accredit advocacy, says Deech

PUBLISHED October 26, 2011

Judicial assessment will be a key component of the Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (QASA), rather than assessment by ?quangocrats and drama coaches? according to the Bar Standards Board chair. Lady Deech said the controversial scheme ?depends on the involvement of judges as the assessors of advocacy?, since the skill of advocacy lies in the ability to persuade the court of the advocate?s position. read more