Former judge White in costs battle over return-to-work case

The 73-year-old, who cited financial necessity as a reason for his desire to return to practice, is pursuing a Supreme Court appeal against a recent decision directing him to pay the Bar Council’s legal defence bill

18th March, 2018

Retired judge Barry White may have won his case to be allowed to return to work as a criminal defence barrister, but now he faces a costs battle to ensure that achievement was more than a pyrrhic victory.

The 73-year-old father of four, who cited financial necessity as a reason for his desire to return to practice, is pursuing a Supreme Court appeal against a recent decision directing him to pay the Bar Council’s legal...

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