World Bar Conference 2002

Edinburgh

 

Key topics

  • Competition Policy

  • Direct Access

  • Regulation of the Profession

  • Independence of the Profession

  • Specialisation

 

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Speakers

 

  • David Bean QC, Chairman, Bar Council of England and Wales

       Quality Standards, Competence and the Independent Bar

 

  • The Rt Hon Colin Boyd, The Lord Advocate

       Welcome Address

 

  • David Curtain QC, President of the Australian Bar Association

       Competition Reform Policy and Independence: Irreconcilable Ideas?

 

  • Adrian Philip de Bourbon SC

       The Independent Bar and Human Rights

 

  • The Rt Hon Lord Goldsmith QC, Her Majesty's Attorney General

       The Independent Bar: A Government View

 

  • The Hon Anthony Gubbay SC, former Chief Justice of Zimbabwe

       The Challenge of Independence, Part I

 

  • Dianna Kempe QC, President of the International Bar Association

       The Independent Bar and the State

 

  • Alan Kah Kit Leong SC

       The Challenge of Independence, Part II

 

  • Stephen Rares SC

       The Independent Bar and Human Rights

 

  • The Hon Lord Reed

       The Independent Bar and the State

 

  • Mary Robinson, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

       Keynote Address

 

 

 

The Hon Anthony Gubbay SC