Draft of legal bill being prepared

In his guise as President of the Bar Association, Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay gave the press an update on the changes to the Legal Profession Act that intends to allow for the creation of separate and multiple legal associations.

Eamon Courtenay – Senior Council:

vlcsnap-2013-07-25-10h30m09s140I met with Minister Elrington about a month ago.  We had a very constructive meeting, where the Minister put forward his views, and we put forward the views of the Bar.  The drafts person in the Ministry was instructed by the Minister to prepare a draft.  I believe she hopes to have a draftv for consideration by the Minister and the Bar Association at the end of this month.

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