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The Bar Tribunals and Adjudication Service (BTAS) has announced revised sanctions guidance will come into force on 1 January 2022.

The Guidance is used by disciplinary tribunals and by the Bar Standard Board’s (BSB) Independent Decision-Making Body to decide what sanctions to impose in barristers’ professional misconduct cases in England and Wales. BTAS has reviewed and consulted on the guidance during 2021.  

The new guidance will introduce revised sanction ranges for Tribunals to impose across different types of misconduct. The revisions reflect a wide range of views received during th...

Suzanne Townley
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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