City legal academic to advise Bar Standards Board
Professor of Legal Education in The City Law School, Nigel Duncan, has been appointed as a senior Academic Member of the Education and Training Committtee of the Bar Standards Board (BSB).
Professor Duncan’s main teaching work
is on City’s Bar
Professional Training Course (BPTC) where he supervises the Free
Representation Unit (FRU) option, which involves students in representing real
clients in employment tribunals.
'High educational standards'
The newly-constituted Committee has been given the task of implementing the Future Bar Training programme, currently passing through stages of consultation.
Professor Duncan is delighted with this new appointment and says he will be arguing for “high educational and professional standards in the interests of students, practitioners and the public”.