Tag: Bar Standards Board

BSB proposes eliminating degree requirement for barristers

Cites possible equality benefits

Jan 16 2024 12:09pm
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Barristers given fresh guidance on social media behaviour 

'Strike balance' between human rights and professional obligations, says regulator

Sep 21 2023 8:00am
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BSB mulls removing caps on exam resits

Trials move with BPP

Aug 7 2023 9:16am
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BSB issues guidance for aspiring barristers caught up in marking boycott

Law schools can accept students with pending degree results

Jul 12 2023 12:26pm
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Bar course provider pass rates vary from 93% to just 22%, new report shows

More than half fail to score above 50%

Mar 9 2023 8:36am
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Disbarment for Supreme Court embargo-breaking barrister

Timothy Crosland previously said leak of Heathrow runway ruling was necessary to 'protest the deep immorality' of the court’s decision

Jan 23 2023 8:55am
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What went down at LegalEdCon 2022

Over 200 delegates descended on London's Kings Place to discuss SQE, social mobility and more...

May 19 2022 9:50am

Bar Council and northern law firm Ward Hadaway hit by cyber attacks

Criminals continue to target profession

Apr 28 2022 10:49am
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BSB ditches bar aptitude test

Regulator says entry exam no longer an effective filter of wannabe barristers who will likely fail the course

Apr 1 2022 9:52am
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Barrister sanctioned over tweet about Muslims wins appeal

Jon Holbrook had been fined £500

Mar 28 2022 2:17pm

Pupillage numbers bounce back following Covid dip

BSB report shows leap from pandemic-y 354 in 2020 to 511 in 2021

Jan 31 2022 9:29am

‘Dramatic increase’ in complaints about barristers social media posts

Overall BSB findings show reports are on the rise

Dec 3 2021 8:17am

Don’t scrap the bar aptitude test, urges Bar Council. Up the pass mark instead

BSB mulls ditching entry exam after report found fewer than 1% of wannabe barristers fail to pass it

Oct 25 2021 9:17am