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AllAfrica.com
Govt Set to Criminalize Adultery, Late Rentwe the people. And so we are also like partakers of this killings and to me it
Govt Set to Criminalize Adultery, Late Rent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
we the people. And so we are also like partakers of this killings and to me it is not correct,” Ndam said. The Cameroonian bar council has also complained. The justice minister said the bar council was consulted in 2011 when work on the legislation... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Correction: Cameroon-Criminalizing Adultery storypunishment for adultery is two to six months in prison or fines of up to about
Correction: Cameroon-Criminalizing Adultery story
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
punishment for adultery is two to six months in prison or fines of up to about $175. Barrister Nick Tazoh of the Cameroon Bar Council says the law will send more people to already congested prisons. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Human Rights - Boko Haram Indicted for Gross Violationsinstruments in order to create an enabling environment for the promotion of hum
Human Rights - Boko Haram Indicted for Gross Violations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
instruments in order to create an enabling environment for the promotion of human rights in Cameroon. The President of the Bar Council, Barrister Ngnie Kamga, stressed the determination of the Bar Association to continue to press for the... Read more
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Salon.com
Cameroon: Men soon could be jailed for adultery; women areof up to about $175. Men would face the same punishment under the expected chan
Cameroon: Men soon could be jailed for adultery; women are
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
of up to about $175. Men would face the same punishment under the expected changes. Barrister Nick Tazoh of the Cameroon Bar Council says the law is taking the central African country backward and will send more people to already congested... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Cameroon: Men soon could be jailed for adultery; women areof up to about $175. Men would face the same punishment under the expected chan
Cameroon: Men soon could be jailed for adultery; women are
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
of up to about $175. Men would face the same punishment under the expected changes. Barrister Nick Tazoh of the Cameroon Bar Council says the law is taking the central African country backward and will send more people to already congested... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief to step downof excellence under the auspices of the United Nations. Mr Kassim took over th
Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief to step down
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
of excellence under the auspices of the United Nations. Mr Kassim took over the MACC chief post on Jan 1, 2010. Former Bar Council President Lim Chee Wee who had been on the MACC operation review panel commended Mr Kassim for his... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Sindh High Court son kidnappedshopping mall. Forensic experts are inspecting the car for likely finger prints
Sindh High Court son kidnapped
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
shopping mall. Forensic experts are inspecting the car for likely finger prints of the abductors. On the appeal of Sindh Bar Council (SBC), the legal fraternity of Karachi boycotted the court proceeding to record their protest against the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Foreign law firms like DLA Piper, Jones Day and others seek talent, acquisitions for bigger India playfirm, Amarchand was vehemently against permits for foreign lawyers to practice
Foreign law firms like DLA Piper, Jones Day and others seek talent, acquisitions for bigger India play
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
firm, Amarchand was vehemently against permits for foreign lawyers to practice in India. Soon after the split, the Indian Bar Council issued its acceptance to open the market to foreign law firms in a gradual manner. The Bar Council is currently... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
MoJ stands firm on court fee hikesreach for many ordinary people. This will only serve to widen the access to jus
MoJ stands firm on court fee hikes
Law Society Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
reach for many ordinary people. This will only serve to widen the access to justice gap in our two-tier justice system.’ Bar Council chairman Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC said the government’s lack of research before implementing fees meant they... Read more
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heraldscotland
Report says fees a barrier to justice for pregnant employeeswho said the quality of research carried out by the Government prior to the cha
Report says fees a barrier to justice for pregnant employees
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
who said the quality of research carried out by the Government prior to the changes was "lamentable", the chair of the Bar Council who described it as "insignificant" and the President of the Law Society who said it was "poor". Even after the... Read more
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The Star
Govt open to replacing death with lifecall to abolish the death sentence, the Malaysian Bar hopes that it can be repl
Govt open to replacing death with life
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
call to abolish the death sentence, the Malaysian Bar hopes that it can be replaced – with life imprisonment instead. Bar Council Human Rights Committee co-chairman Andrew Khoo says the Bar has passed several resolutions over the years,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Parliamentary panel to discuss implementation of poll code with 3 statesand hold interaction with Christ University School of Law, Law Academies, Law f
Parliamentary panel to discuss implementation of poll code with 3 states
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
and hold interaction with Christ University School of Law, Law Academies, Law firms including State Judicial Academy, Bar Council of Karnataka and University Law College, Bangalore University on Promotion of Legal Education and Research," the... Read more
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New Kerala
Parliament Standing Committee to visit Bengaluru, Chennai, Bhopal - newkerala.com #78187and hold interaction with Christ University School of Law, Law Academies, Law f
Parliament Standing Committee to visit Bengaluru, Chennai, Bhopal - newkerala.com #78187
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
and hold interaction with Christ University School of Law, Law Academies, Law firms including State Judicial Academy, Bar Council of Karnataka and University Law College, Bangalore University on "Promotion of Legal Education and Research under... Read more
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The Star
Court sets Oct 6 to hear appeal over order clearing Cecil Abraham of misconductKUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has set Oct 6 to hear an appeal by the Bar Council
Court sets Oct 6 to hear appeal over order clearing Cecil Abraham of misconduct
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has set Oct 6 to hear an appeal by the Bar Council to set aside an order of the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board (DB), which cleared senior lawyer Tan Sri Cecil Abraham of a complaint of misconduct in... Read more
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The Border Mail
Disadvantaged get a leg up from kind willAlbury community to be given help.” Born in Albury in 1913 and educated at Xav
Disadvantaged get a leg up from kind will
The Border Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Albury community to be given help.” Born in Albury in 1913 and educated at Xavier High School, Mr Nagle joined Sydney’s Bar Council in 1954, and counted future prime minister Gough Whitlam as a friend. Rising to become a judge of the Supreme... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rody to take oath before frat brodof respect to the senior justices.” Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1,
Rody to take oath before frat brod
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
of respect to the senior justices.” Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 He wrote the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) to formally decline the nomination, explaining that being one of the most junior justices he had to defer... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Who is Associate Justice Bienvenido Reyes?him the Chief Justice post after he was nominated by Arturo M. De Castro, but R
Who is Associate Justice Bienvenido Reyes?
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
him the Chief Justice post after he was nominated by Arturo M. De Castro, but Reyes wrote a letter to the Judicial and Bar Council. He said the letter would “serve as my blanket and automatic non-acceptance or declination of any nomination from... Read more
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Calcutta News
Kolkata law college students peeved at white/black dress codedirecting them to adhere to a white/black/grey full-sleeved formal dress code f
Kolkata law college students peeved at white/black dress code
Calcutta News / Posted 11 days ago
directing them to adhere to a white/black/grey full-sleeved formal dress code from June 28 in accordance with the Bar Council of India's recommendations. The law college is affiliated to the varsity. "We want to request the authorities... Read more
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New Kerala
Kolkata law college students peeved at white/black dress code - newkerala.com #77307directing them to adhere to a white/black/grey full-sleeved formal dress code f
Kolkata law college students peeved at white/black dress code - newkerala.com #77307
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
directing them to adhere to a white/black/grey full-sleeved formal dress code from June 28 in accordance with the Bar Council of India's recommendations. The law college is affiliated to the varsity. "We want to request the authorities... Read more
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The Financial Express
No action against advocates till decision on new rules: Madras High Courtsaid he would not act against lawyers in pursuant to the newly-amended rules of
No action against advocates till decision on new rules: Madras High Court
The Financial Express / Posted 13 days ago
said he would not act against lawyers in pursuant to the newly-amended rules of the Advocates Act but he could not prevent Bar Council of India from proceeding against bar associations if they continue agitation and boycott of courts. When a team... Read more
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The Economic Times
No action against advocates till decision on new rules: Chief Justicesaid he would not act against lawyers in pursuant to the newly-amended rules of
No action against advocates till decision on new rules: Chief Justice
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
said he would not act against lawyers in pursuant to the newly-amended rules of the Advocates Act but he could not prevent Bar Council of India from proceeding against bar associations if they continue agitation and boycott of courts. When a team... Read more
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The Star
Legal start-up’s services scrutinised by Malaysian Barlike employment law is very specific to Malaysia.” He confirmed that they had
Legal start-up’s services scrutinised by Malaysian Bar
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
like employment law is very specific to Malaysia.” He confirmed that they had not approached the Malaysian Bar. The Bar Council, which regulates lawyers and legal services, is known to be strict in ensuring the Legal Profession Act (LPA)... Read more
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The Economic Times
Law takes a backseat as lawyers take on judges at Madras High Courta petition against a judge. If the court's vigilance team does not enquire prop
Law takes a backseat as lawyers take on judges at Madras High Court
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
a petition against a judge. If the court's vigilance team does not enquire properly, then the advocate suffers." But the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry is backing the new rule. "Ungalakku arivey illai (you have no sense), panam... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
SC stays bar council resolution on verification drive of advocatesThe Supreme Court on Friday stayed a Bar Council of India (BCI) resolution requ
SC stays bar council resolution on verification drive of advocates
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 days ago
The Supreme Court on Friday stayed a Bar Council of India (BCI) resolution requiring Advocates-on-Record (AoRs) to get their professional credentials checked as part of an ongoing verification drive to weed out fake lawyers. An advocate can become... Read more
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The Economic Times
Supreme Court stays BCI resolution on verification drive of AoRsthem is available and easily verifiable through the Computer Code allotted to t
Supreme Court stays BCI resolution on verification drive of AoRs
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
them is available and easily verifiable through the Computer Code allotted to them. Before becoming an AOR, the respective Bar Council itself gives continuity certificate as required under Supreme Court Rules... "After passing the AOR examination,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Life in Malaysia's Kelantan amid a push for Islamic lawwould appear to confer Sharia courts with unlimited power to impose all other h
Life in Malaysia's Kelantan amid a push for Islamic law
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
would appear to confer Sharia courts with unlimited power to impose all other hudud punishments," said the Malaysian Bar Council, in its analysis of the proposed amendments. Empowered Islamic courts not only further PAS' agenda but also pave... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
Court of Appeal ruling boosts bar’s direct access schemelegal battle was conducted without any solicitor intermediaries involved, marki
Court of Appeal ruling boosts bar’s direct access scheme
Law Society Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
legal battle was conducted without any solicitor intermediaries involved, marking a landmark moment for the Bar Council, which is pushing to raise awareness about the benefits of instructing barristers... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
Court of Appeal ruling boost to bar’s direct access schemelegal battle was conducted without any solicitor intermediaries involved, marki
Court of Appeal ruling boost to bar’s direct access scheme
Law Society Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
legal battle was conducted without any solicitor intermediaries involved, marking a landmark moment for the Bar Council, which is pushing to raise awareness about the benefits of instructing barristers... Read more
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dna
No action against advocates, Madras High Court CJ tells BCTPThe Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Wednesday said the Chief Justic
No action against advocates, Madras High Court CJ tells BCTP
dna / Posted 19 days ago
The Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Wednesday said the Chief Justice of Madras High Court has assured it that no action would be taken against advocates following amendments to the Advocates Act, till a decision is taken on suggestions... Read more
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The Hindu
No action under new Rules till solution is arrived: CJ to TN Bar Counciland rallied against the newly-introduced amendments to the Statutory Rules of t
No action under new Rules till solution is arrived: CJ to TN Bar Council
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
and rallied against the newly-introduced amendments to the Statutory Rules of the Madras High Court, the Chairman of the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Wednesday said that the Chief Justice had assured the Council that no action... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Wheeling City Council to Consider Annexation of River Hills Neighborhood In Clearviewof the property owners in the neighborhood, and an ordinance permitting annexat
Wheeling City Council to Consider Annexation of River Hills Neighborhood In Clearview
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 19 days ago
of the property owners in the neighborhood, and an ordinance permitting annexation received its first reading before council Tuesday. If the ordinance is adopted during council's next meeting June 21, Mayor Andy McKenzie said, a few hundred... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Wheeling City Council to Consider Annexation of River Hills Neighborhoodof the property owners in the neighborhood, and an ordinance permitting annexat
Wheeling City Council to Consider Annexation of River Hills Neighborhood
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 19 days ago
of the property owners in the neighborhood, and an ordinance permitting annexation received its first reading before council Tuesday. If the ordinance is adopted during council's next meeting June 21, Mayor Andy McKenzie said, a few hundred... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SC seeks Aquino comment on suitprovision requires the President to make an appointment within 90 days after re
SC seeks Aquino comment on suit
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
provision requires the President to make an appointment within 90 days after receiving a short list from the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) containing at least three names per vacancy. Musngi and Econg came from the same short list for the 21st... Read more
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The Manila Times
Explain Sandigan appointmentsin the appointment of two Sandiganbayan Justices who belong to the same bracket
Explain Sandigan appointments
The Manila Times / Posted 19 days ago
in the appointment of two Sandiganbayan Justices who belong to the same bracket when it was shortlisted by the Judicial and Bar Council. In the petition, the IBP claimed that Aquino violated the constitutional rule in handpicking Associate Justices... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Politics of Judicial Selection in Ireland review: thorough and fairof: the Chief Justice and Presidents of the High, Circuit and District Courts,
The Politics of Judicial Selection in Ireland review: thorough and fair
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
of: the Chief Justice and Presidents of the High, Circuit and District Courts, Attorney General, a nominee each of the Bar Council and Law Society and three lay-people chosen by the Minister for Justice. Its brief includes appointments to all... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Palace ordered to answer IBP accusations vs appointmentsof the lower courts shall be appointed by the President from a list of at least
Palace ordered to answer IBP accusations vs appointments
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
of the lower courts shall be appointed by the President from a list of at least three nominees prepared by the Judicial and Bar Council for every vacancy.” The IBP said Aquino’s act is considered as a “culpable violation of the Constitution,” which... Read more
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The Hindu
Lawyers put up show of strength seeking withdrawal of amendmentsall issues. Besides resolving to organise a national-level conference/ seminar
Lawyers put up show of strength seeking withdrawal of amendments
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
all issues. Besides resolving to organise a national-level conference/ seminar to discuss all the issues concerning the lawyers’ problems, the gathering also demanded to revoke the suspension of 33 advocates on various occasions by the Bar Cou... Read more
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The Hindu
Comment article by S. Prabakaran on Madras High Court lawyers: Browbeating, prerogative of lawyers?think otherwise, and a section of the junior members of the Bar are misled by s
Comment article by S. Prabakaran on Madras High Court lawyers: Browbeating, prerogative of lawyers?
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
think otherwise, and a section of the junior members of the Bar are misled by such persons. As an elected member of the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and as the co-chairman of the Bar Council of India, I come across, on a daily basis, innumerable... Read more
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The Hindu
Do not browbeat lawyers34 of the Advocates Act introducing new conduct rules and punishments. The High
Do not browbeat lawyers
The Hindu / Posted 24 days ago
34 of the Advocates Act introducing new conduct rules and punishments. The High Court has arrogated to itself powers of the Bar Council penalising lawyers for attempting to ‘browbeat’ judges or giving complaints to superiors about judges, leading to... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Obituary: Former vice-chancellor of Oxford University Lord Neill of Bladenhonours degree in law in 1950. He went on to a successful career as a barriste
Obituary: Former vice-chancellor of Oxford University Lord Neill of Bladen
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 24 days ago
honours degree in law in 1950. He went on to a successful career as a barrister, becoming a QC in 1966 and Chairman of the Bar Council from 1974 to 1975. Already a Fellow of All Souls, Lord Neill became Warden of the University of Oxford in 1977,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Obituary: Former vice-chancellor of Oxford University Lord Neill of Bladenhonours degree in law in 1950. He went on to a successful career as a barriste
Obituary: Former vice-chancellor of Oxford University Lord Neill of Bladen
Oxford Mail / Posted 25 days ago
honours degree in law in 1950. He went on to a successful career as a barrister, becoming a QC in 1966 and Chairman of the Bar Council from 1974 to 1975. Already a Fellow of All Souls, Lord Neill became Warden of the University of Oxford in 1977,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Kerry barrister selected to work with US Innocence Projectconvicted prisoners, some of whom were facing the death penalty. She is one of
Kerry barrister selected to work with US Innocence Project
Irish Examiner / Posted 28 days ago
convicted prisoners, some of whom were facing the death penalty. She is one of just three Irish lawyers chosen by the Bar Council of Ireland to work this year on the project founded by lawyers Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld, who were both on... Read more
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express
Fury as £100m in legal aid is wasted on cases that are never heard in courtsof millions of their cash being spent each year on cases that never come to cou
Fury as £100m in legal aid is wasted on cases that are never heard in courts
express / Posted 28 days ago
of millions of their cash being spent each year on cases that never come to court.” Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC, head of the Bar Council, said: “Our criminal justice system is not working. It is close to breaking point. We are now seeing the very... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte to appoint 12 new SC justicesmajority. Mandatory retirement age for SC justices is 70. Appointments are ma
Duterte to appoint 12 new SC justices
The Manila Times / Posted 29 days ago
majority. Mandatory retirement age for SC justices is 70. Appointments are made upon recommendation of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) with a shortlist of names sent to the President. During his term from 2010 to 2016, outgoing President... Read more
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New Kerala
Madras High Court lays new disciplinary rules for advocates - newkerala.com #69045court permanently or for such periods as the court thinks fit. The registrar g
Madras High Court lays new disciplinary rules for advocates - newkerala.com #69045
New Kerala / Posted 30 days ago
court permanently or for such periods as the court thinks fit. The registrar general shall report the matter to the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu. If an advocate misconducts himself as specified under Rule 14-A before the high court, the court... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
Call for ban on solicitors’ agents in public hearingswarns could expose unregistered barristers to criminal liability if they act as
Call for ban on solicitors’ agents in public hearings
Law Society Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
warns could expose unregistered barristers to criminal liability if they act as solicitors’ agents in public hearings. The Bar Council and the Personal Injuries Bar Association wrote to the Civil Procedure Rules Committee (CPRC) ahead of a meeting... Read more

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