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29 May 2018
The Meeting took place this week in Vienna, Austria, from 31 May to 1 June 2018.

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14 May 2018
The Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR) is again this year offering financial awards and work experience to promote social mobility and encourage a wider range of candidates to consider a career as a commercial barrister. Former COMBAR Chair Laurence Rabinowitz QC explained: “The English Commercial Bar has always been a meritocratic profession where bright and motivated candidates can succeed regardless of their background, but it can seem daunting for those students who don’t already have relevant contacts to find out what a career at the Commercial Bar is really like, and we know it can be difficult for students from less affluent backgrounds to meet the expense of work experience in London. That is why we established these scholarships in 2014, as part of the celebrations of COMBAR’s 25th Anniversary, and they have been so successful we have decided to continue them”.

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10 Jan 2018
A COMBAR/ChBA joint working party has been looking into a number of issues that have arisen when barristers have gone on secondments to professional or lay clients.

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