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Bar Council reaction to eighth Justice Secretary since 2010

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The Bar Council have responded to today's government reshuffle.

Responding to the appointment of a new Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice today, Derek Sweeting QC, Chair of the Bar Council, said:

"Rt Hon Robert Buckland MP QC has been Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice at a time when the justice system has faced unprecedented challenges. The Bar Council has worked closely with him and the Ministry of Justice during his time in office. We are grateful for his willingness, as a former practising barrister, to work collaboratively and listen to the legal professions. We wish him well and look forward to working with his successor Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP, also a qualified lawyer. As we welcome the eighth Justice Secretary in the last 10 years to play this vital role the need for a consistent and strong voice in government for our justice system could not be greater."

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