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Barristers blocked from becoming personal insolvency practitioners

Barristers will be blocked by the Bar Council from taking up posts as personal insolvency practitioners (PIPs).

13th July, 2013

Barristers will be blocked by the Bar Council from taking up posts as personal insolvency practitioners (PIPs).

This is despite new regulations extending eligibility to barristers as well as solicitors, accountants and financial advisors to act as PIPs to work with distressed borrowers negotiating debt deals through state's new debt relief agency.

Almost 180 barristers, who have been struggling to survive at the bar, left the Law Library in the past year, many of them...

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