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Legal System 4

Legal Profession

Hall v Simons Sol/Barr can be sued for negligent advocacy
White v Jones Sol negligent in making will
Griffiths v Dawson Sol negligent in divorce
Clementi Report Criticised complaints framework
Legal Services Act 2007 Introduced Office for Legal Complaints
Legal Services Board Oversees regulation of sols & barrs
CPE/GDL 'Conversion' course
BPTC Vocational course for barrs
LPC Vocational course for sols
Fusion Merging of the professions
Instruct Word meaning to 'appoint' a barrister
LSO Legal Services Ombudsman
Negligence or breach of contract You might sue a barr/sol for this
Keeping terms Meals and/or professional development at Inn of Court
Second 6th Part of pupillage when trainee may take on their own clients
Conducting litigation Dealing directly with clients
Cab rank rule A barrister may not refuse a brief
SRA Body in charge of discipline for solicitors
BSB Body in charge of discipline for barristers
Disbarred or struck from the roll Ultimate sanctions for lawyers
Masrur v Law Society Case - solicitor with dishonest past
Created by: Mr Lovell