Criminal law juniors take another knock as Supreme Court green-lights QASA

Controversial advocacy assessment regime loses final judicial review hurdle today

Jun 24 2015 1:42pm

PR inexperience of ‘weirdly silent’ striking criminal barristers could cost them dear

The success – or otherwise – of striking criminal barristers’ campaign to prevent the dismantling...

Apr 22 2013 2:58pm

BSB In Data Protection Howler As It Divulges 1,268 Barristers’ Email Addresses

Just when you thought that the Bar Standards Board (BSB) had run out of embarrassing...

Apr 3 2013 1:18pm

Is This The Start Of The Criminal Barrister Spring?

It began with this blog post on Sunday by Fountain Court’s Ian West, where he...

Mar 13 2013 9:13am

A Shaft Of Light At The Junior Criminal Bar? Why New Advocacy Assessment Regime Could Be An Opportunity For Baby Barristers

As the Quality Assurance Scheme For Advocates (QASA) consultation rumbles on, the latest concern is...

Jul 19 2012 1:54pm

Disillusioned Barrister Unveils Groundbreaking New Advocacy Regulation Regime

The Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (QASA) doesn’t impress The Law Horse. So he is...

Jul 5 2012 2:00pm

Advocacy Standards: ‘The Unsatisfactory Must Go’ (But They Probably Won’t)

The Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (QASA) is ostensibly designed to ensure that criminal advocates...

Jul 3 2012 10:12am