MoJ - Michael Todd QC on UK legal services
De Havilland - about 5 years
<a class="fplink fp-604379" href="/michael+todd+musician">Michael Todd</a> QC, the Chairman of the Bar Council, explains why we have a legal services sector to be proud of and why he believes we can all invest in its future.
It was whilst I was attending the International Bar Association's (IBA's) Annual Conference late last year, in Dubai, that I witnessed with considerable satisfaction and pride, the esteem in which our justice system, judges and practitioners are held by not only the rest of the common law world, but also those who practise within civil systems of justice.
What struck me, in particular, was the desire and enthusiasm of others to learn of what was happening in the UK; of the latest developments in the common law, of ethical and professional challenges, of the influence of the Legal Services Act 2007 on practice, and of the manner in which we deliver our legal services.
It was fortuitous, therefo
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