Nigel Poole QC, head of Kings Chambers has written in response to the pandemic and how Chambers has adapted

Lawyers are nothing if not adaptable. On 27 February my chambers purchased additional hand sanitisers and issued advice about travel abroad. By Monday 23 March all barristers and staff had…

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COVID-19 and Health & Safety: what are the workplace implications and knowing your ‘RPE’s from your ‘FFFP3’s

Introduction Despite WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warning back on 4th March 2020 of a “rapidly depleting” stock of gloves, medical masks, respirators, and hand sanitizer the situation continues…

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New regulatory operations at the BSB, a new website, and a reminder about the new Bar transparency rules

Modernising our regulatory decision-making In October 2019, we published a new edition of the BSB Handbook which modernised our regulatory decision-making by introducing new Enforcement Decision Regulations. The changes reflect a new…

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