17 July 2013

Bar Standards Board welcomes new Lord Chief Justice

Chair of the Bar Standards Board Baroness Deech QC (Hon) said: 

"The Bar Standards Board is delighted that Sir John Thomas has been appointed Lord Chief Justice.  As regulator of the Bar in England and Wales, we work closely with the Judiciary, and have appreciated the guidance given by Sir John in preparing for the implementation of the Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (QASA) from September 2013."