- Monday, 21 January 2013
The Ministry of Justice is storing up even more trouble in portal and fast-track cases by cutting out barristers, the Bar Council and Personal Injuries Bar Association have said. The pair argued that instead of abolishing the disbursement basis for paying the Bar, it should introduce a low fixed-fee system.
Tags: Bar Council, Barristers, employers' liability, fixed recoverable costs, public liability, RTA portal
Posted in Jackson reforms, MoJ claims process, News
- Wednesday, 19 September 2012
Barristers were left £2.7m out of pocket by solicitors who failed to pay their fees last year, new figures have revealed. The Bar Council’s first ever annual report said that its fees collection unit received complaints from barristers about 2,315 fee notes unpaid by solicitors.
Tags: Barristers, cab-rank rule
Posted in General, News