BTAS Sanctions Guidance Consultation (2021)

BTAS has issued a consultation seeking initial views on proposed revisions to parts of the BTAS Sanctions Guidance.  The Guidance is used to guide Disciplinary Tribunals when considering the appropriate sanctions to impose following findings of professional misconduct against barristers.   The responses to this consultation will inform the contents of the final draft Guidance which will be subject to a further, second consultation commencing in July 2021.  The deadline for responding to the first consultation is 14 June 2021.

 You can find a BTAS press release regarding the consultation here: BTAS Sanctions Guidance Press Release, the consultation document here: Sanctions Guidance review – Consultation paper and a word document table for responding to questions 19-22 here: Table for Responses to Consultation.

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