This Saturday (18 July), fresh from its well-attended annual dinner, the Institute of Barristers' Clerks holds its first ever annual conference at the College of Law in Store Street. The centrepiece will be a debate on the impact of conditional fees on the Bar. The event will be relayed to six regional centres using video conferencing facilities.
"I cannot accept that an experienced commercial solicitor and partner in a distinguished firm of solicitors was unaware of the law relating to solicitors' liens."
- Judge John Toulmin on Max Thorneycroft, head of company and commercial at Gouldens. (See page 5).