Legal Services Regulation Act 2015


Barrister in employment may provide legal services to his or her employer

212. (1) A barrister whose name is entered on the roll of practising barristers in accordance with Part 9 may—

(a) take up paid employment, and

(b) as part of that employment, provide legal services to his or her employer, including by appearing on behalf of that employer in a court, tribunal or forum for arbitration.

(2) A professional body shall not, through its professional codes or otherwise, prevent or restrict a barrister who is a member of that body from working with, or otherwise doing business with, barristers providing legal services in accordance with subsection (1).

(3) In this section “employment” includes part-time employment.