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Consultation on a Draft Code of Conduct for Legal Services

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The Bar Council together with Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar issued a consultation paper on a draft Legal Services Bill in the summer of 2016. The Government intends to publish…

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Council quarterly, issue 3: spring 2017

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The Council’s 3rd edition of the Council Quarterly newsletter is live and available to read here. This Spring’s edition features an interview with local in-house counsel, new Foundations legislation, upcoming…

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Council quarterly, issue 2: winter 2016

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The Council is pleased to release the second issue of the Council Quarterly newsletter. This winter’s newsletter features discussion on a number of topics inclusive of the opening of the Legal…

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Opening of the Legal Year 2016

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Chairman of the Bar Keith Azopardi QC made clear that the Council’s aspirations to see a comprehensive new law on the regulation of legal services remains on track and has dominated the work of the Council over the last 12 months. The Council hopes that a Bill could be presented to Parliament in early 2017. Mr Azopardi also indicated that work on a draft Code of Conduct is very advanced and that this is expected to go to consultation in coming months.

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