Commercial & Intellectual Property Law Specialist; Public Access Barristers

Licensed Access

The term ‘Licensed Access’ replaces the terms ‘BarDIRECT’ and ‘Direct Professional Access’.

Licensed Access is a licensing system whereby Organisations or Individuals who are suitable to instruct barristers because they have expertise in particular areas of the law can apply to the Bar Council to be licensed to instruct barristers directly in those areas. The license can cover advice or representation or both and permit licensees to instruct barristers either on their own affairs or on behalf of their clients.

General Information about licensed access together with Guidance on how to instruct a barrister is available from The Bar Council’s website under Licensed Access Guidance.

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Commercial & Intellectual Property Law Specialist; Public Access Barristers:
Patents, Copyright, Trade & Service Marks, Registered Designs, Passing Off, Confidential Information, Design Rights, Domain Names, E-Commerce, IT & Internet Law, Trade Secrets, Competition Law, IP Litigation, Data Protection, Database Rights, Performers’ Rights, Sports Law, Science & Technology, Employment, Entertainment & Music Law, Chancery Law, Public Law, Administrative, Chancery (General), Chancery (Land Law), Commercial Litigation, Commercial and Residential Property, Construction, Professional Negligence, EU & Competition Law: Public Access Barristers.