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New figures highlight drop in barrister’s income

Jonathan Fisher QC is quoted in today's FT in an article discussing the falling levels of barristers' income. New figures show that income has dropped by 12% over the past two years while the number of barristers has increased by 19% during the same period of time.

With oversupply, increased competition and cuts to the UK's legal aid budget making new business harder to come by, Jonathan commented that "a combination of overexpansion coupled with a slow response to changing work patterns and public expectations have led to some chickens coming home to roost."

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