Palestra w Wielkiej Brytanii w rozwoju historycznym

Izabela Henke



In this paper the author examines organisation of the bar in the UK concerning its historical background as well as contemporary structure and operation. Characteristic feature of English system is strong diff erentiation among legal professions based on ability to act at certain stage of dispute, source of which has been precisely discussed. The article is divided into three parts. First, the historical one, shows legal professions’ birth and its evolution from 11th to 12th century. The second one deals with the matter of self government of the bar as well as the organisation of legal education which is strictly combined with authorities governing the bar. Third and the last part shows the contemporary way to become a solicitor or barrister in the UK. The conclusion of the paper is that the historical diff erentiation has been strongly blurred and contemporary position of solicitor and barrister became closer than ever.

Słowa kluczowe

barrister; solicitor; English bar; English judicial system; Law Society; Bar Council

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