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Rights of audience
The right to appear as an advocate in court.
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Tesco law
Reforms in the Legal Services Act 2007 to mkae legal work such as will writing or conveyancing as accessible for consumers as buying a can of beans from a supermarket, and allowing big companies to buy law firms.
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Cab rank rule
A barrister is obliged to accept any work in a field in which they themselves are competent to practise, at a court at which they normally appear and at their usual rates.
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Chambers
Office space where barristers group together to share clerks (administrators) and operating expenses.
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Inns of Court
The four Inns of Court are Inner Temple, Middle Temple, Gray's Inn and Lincoln's Inn. The Inn's originated in the 13th century, barristers must join one one of the Inns of Court, the Inns provide accommodation, education and they promote activities.
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Pupillage
A one year apprenticeship in which a pupil works alongside a qualified barrister, who is known as the pupil master.
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Tenancy
A permanent place in chambers.
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Queen's Counsel (to take silk)
A senior barrister who has practiced for at least 10 years and is then appointed QC, they can then wear silk gowns, hence 'to take silk'.
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Reforms in the Legal Services Act 2007 to mkae legal work such as will writing or conveyancing as accessible for consumers as buying a can of beans from a supermarket, and allowing big companies to buy law firms.

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Tesco law

Card 3

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A barrister is obliged to accept any work in a field in which they themselves are competent to practise, at a court at which they normally appear and at their usual rates.

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Card 4

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Office space where barristers group together to share clerks (administrators) and operating expenses.

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Card 5

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The four Inns of Court are Inner Temple, Middle Temple, Gray's Inn and Lincoln's Inn. The Inn's originated in the 13th century, barristers must join one one of the Inns of Court, the Inns provide accommodation, education and they promote activities.

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