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How many barristers are self employed in independent practices

12,000

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How many are employed by organisations e.g. CPS, local government

3,000

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Who are they trained and supervised by

Bar council

3

All barristers are a member of

An inn of court

4

They work as a ... In a set of chambers

Tenant

5

In chambers they spare expensive for

Rent, support staff, the clerk

6

They can work in this with solicitors

ABS alternative business structure

7

An example of ABS

Artesian law

8

Work in this with no-lawyers as employees and managers

Legal disciplinary practices

9

As advocate they have

Full rights of audience

10

They do this for clients

Prepare opinions e.g whether to peruse a court case

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They do this before cases

Pre-trial papers

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Which types of barristers will rarely appear in court

Those who specialise in company and tax law

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Which rule means barristers can't pick and choose their cases

Can rank rule

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Which system allows solicitors to pass on cases to the barristers

Referral system

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Which types of cases allows clients to have direct access to barristers since 2004

Civil

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After how many years can a barrister become a QC Queens counsel (do more complex cases)

10 -known as taking silk

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What are you more likely to become if you become a QC

High court judge

18

A panel select QCs and appoint names to

Lord chancellor

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How much does it cost to take silk

£2,500