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You must not commence any form of proceedings against a lawyer in a CCBE State other than the UK on matters referred to in Rules rC156or rC157 without first informing the Bar Council and the other lawyer’s bar or law society in order to allow them an opportunity to assist inresolving the matter.Part 2 - D6. Price and service transparency rules for self-employed barristers, chambers and BSB entitiesRulesOutcome C36OutcomesoC36Clients are provided with appropriate information to help them make informed choices and understand the price and service they will receive.Rules C159-C163 - Self-employed barristers, chambers and BSB entitiesRulesPublication of informationrC159Each website of self-employed barristers, chambers and BSB entities must, in a sufficiently accessible and prominent place:.1 state that professional, licensed access and/or lay clients (as appropriate) may contact the barrister, chambers or BSB entity to obtain aquotation for legal services and provide contact details. Quotations must be provided if sufficient information has been provided by the client,and the barrister, barristers in chambers or BSB entity would be willing to provide the legal services. Quotations must be provided within areasonable time period, and in clear and readily understandable terms;.2 state their most commonly used pricing models for legal services, such as fixed fee or hourly rate. Where different models are typically usedfor different legal services, this must be explained;.3 state the areas of law in which they most commonly provide legal services, and state and describe the legal services which they mostcommonly provide, in a way which enables clients to sufficiently understand the expertise of the barrister, chambers or BSB entity; and.4 provide information about the factors which might influence the timescales of their most commonly provided legal services.rC160All self-employed barristers, chambers and BSB entities must review their website content at least annually to ensure that it is accurate andcomplies with the transparency requirements referred to in Rules C103, C159 and where applicable, Rules C164 – C168.rC161Self-employed barristers, chambers and BSB entities must comply with the transparency requirements referred to in Rules C103, C159 andwhere applicable, Rules C164 – C168 by ensuring the required information is readily available in alternative format. This must be provided onrequest (for example, if they do not operate a website, or a client or prospective client does not have Internet access).Provision of information to the Bar Standards BoardrC162All self-employed barristers, chambers and BSB entities must notify the Bar Standards Board of their website address(es) offering legalservices, and any changes to their website address(es), within 28 days of the creation or change of the same.

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