Slides in this set
What Can You Complain About?
· Misleading the court
· Failing to keep information confidential
· Dropping a case at short notice without good
· Acting against your instructions
· Causing serious delay
· Acting dishonestly.…read more
· Delay in dealing with papers
· Poor or inadequate work on a case
· Being rude to a client
· Not knowing a relevant point of law, which a
reasonably competent barrister should have
How do you make a complaint?
· Firstly try to talk to your Barristers
Chambers if there is a problem. Your Solicitor
could help you with this if you need help.
· If you feel unsatisfied with the way the
Chambers are dealing with the complaint then
you can complain to the Bar Standard Board.…read more
What Happens Once You Have
Made The Complaint?
· A complaints commissioner examines all the
complaints, he isn't a Lawyer and is
independent on the Bar so he isn't biased.
· Once a complaint is examined he writes to the
Barrister to find out his/her view.
· He then looks at the case again and if it's
serious he will decide to send it off to the
Complaints Committee.…read more