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See detailThe Cab Rank Rule: English Barristers in Foreign Courts
Happold, Matthew UL

in New Law Journal (2021)

When the cab rank rule is no longer a defense: considerations when accepting instructions overseas. Barristers have hit the headlines recently for taking instructions on controversial cases in foreign ... [more ▼]

When the cab rank rule is no longer a defense: considerations when accepting instructions overseas. Barristers have hit the headlines recently for taking instructions on controversial cases in foreign jurisdictions, to which the cab rank rule obliging a barrister to accept any work does not apply. When accepting such cases, barristers should bear in mind whether those foreign proceedings are at odds with their core duties under the Bar Standard Board’s Code of Conduct, particularly in politically sensitive cases. [less ▲]

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