Bar Council Annual Report 2016-17

Aim 1 - Parliamentary committees

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Parliamentary committees

In 2016-17 the Bar Council supported the work of the following parliamentary committees through:

  • Oral evidence to the House of Lords EU Justice Sub-Committee on civil justice cooperation, Hugh Mercer QC, Chair of the Brexit Working Group
Chair of the Bar Andrew Langdon QC gives evidence to the House of Commons Justice Committee on the implications of Brexit for justice.

Chair of the Bar Andrew Langdon QC gives evidence to the House of Commons Justice Committee on the implications of Brexit for justice.

  • Oral and written evidence to the House of Commons Justice Select Committee on the implications of Brexit for the justice system, Andrew Langdon QC, Chair of the Bar Council
  • Oral and written evidence to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Select Committee on the implications of leaving the EU for the UK’s role in the world, Professor Derrick Wyatt QC, Brick Court Chambers, Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Oxford, Hugo Leith, Barrister, Brick Court Chambers on behalf of Bar Council
Vice Chair Andrew Walker QC gives evidence to the House of Lords Constitution inquiry on the legislative process

Vice Chair Andrew Walker QC gives evidence to the House of Lords Constitution inquiry on the legislative process

 

  • Oral evidence to the House of Lords Constitution Committee inquiry on the legislative process, Vice-Chair Elect of the Bar Andrew Walker QC
     
  • In July 2016, the Bar Council submitted a formal response, at the request of the House of Commons Justice Select Committee, to the question: ‘What is the financial value that EU lawyers bring to this country, in particular to the City of London?’

 



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