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Bar council chairman Robert Owen has attacked those who label the Bar as a greedy, Dickensian profession.
In an address to European lawyers attending the stage conference in London, Owen cited the implementation of a new complaints system, practice management guidelines for chambers, and the development of new technology as evidence of the Bar being a forward-thinking profession.
Owen added that he was determined that a career as a barrister be open to all.