The Criminal Bar Association Informed its Members of No Obligation to Work out of Hours

The Criminal Bar Association Informed its Members That They are “Under no Obligation, Whether Contractual or Otherwise, to Appear in Court Outside Regular Hours.”

“We recognize the disruptive and potentially detrimental impact of working beyond regular hours on practitioners, both personally and professionally, especially for those with caregiving responsibilities. “We reject the notion that there is any valid justification for deviating from standard court hours, and we have not observed an impact assessment preceding the HMCTS communication.” Judges may […]

Criminal Bar

The Criminal Bar has set up a Hardship Fund The Criminal Bar Association (CBA) has set up a Hardship Fund to help CBA members who are suffering financial hardships ue to the ‘indefinite’ strike. The fund is available to all CBA members, regardless of year of Call or seniority. The Bar Council is providing administrative […]