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The cart, the horse, the nut and the sledgehammer: a review of the QASA Handbook

QASA Handbook

Over the summer, following a period of sometimes stormy consultation with interested parties, the Bar Standards Board published the first edition of its QASA Handbook. In a series of earlier posts, this blog has examined the background, aims and components of the Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates.

See: Questions about QASA QASA in practice: doing your level best QASA hit and myth And for convenience, our handy Glossary of Regulatory Acronyms We now review …

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The ICLR in Boston: A visit to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

While the ICLR team was in Boston for the annual conference of the International Bar Association, two of us took the opportunity to meet up with the Chief Reporter of Decisions at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

Brian H Redmond heads up a team of reporters and editors who are employed by the court, which sits in the John Adams Courthouse in downtown Boston. He kindly showed us round the courts there (including also the Appeals Court) …

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ICLR at IBA in Boston

The ICLR team is currently in Boston, Mass. attending the annual conference of the International Bar Association. This is one of our favourite legal events, and we make sure to attend each year to show from our stand in the exhibition hall the superior features of ICLR Online, as well as samples of our print products.

The IBA describes itself as “the global voice of the legal profession” and the four and a half thousand delegates attending …

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