Barristers are regulated by the Bar Standards Board (“the BSB”). From 1 July 2019, the BSB implemented new transparency rules following the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA’s) recommendation in December 2016 that legal regulators deliver a step change in transparency standards to help consumers understand the price and service they will receive; what redress is available; and the regulatory status of their provider.

The mandatory rules state that we must:

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Additional Transparency for Public Access Work

There are also additional transparency rules for those undertaking Public Access Work, which most of our barristers do. For more guidance as to what this means, you can also see the Public Access Guidance for Lay Clients on the BSB’s website.

Some of our barristers also provide the following services in the following practice areas:

Given that we provide these services, you should be made aware that the same transparency notices as our usual services apply. Additionally:
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