BARMARK® was launched on 5 July 1999.
It is the Bar Council's scheme designed to recognise good
practice management within chambers.
The scheme is voluntary and is independently assessed by the
British Standards Institution (BSI), with the final decision on
awards taken by the Bar Council's BARMARK panel.
BARMARK indicates that chambers comply with the Bar Council's
Practice Management Standards and Guidelines. This kitemark, which
is regularly reviewed, sets standards of best practice for
Documents relating to BARMARK are available from the links
How to Apply for BARMARK
List of chambers currently holding
Work on the revision of the BarMark Scheme is currently
underway. Further details will be posted on this webpage when
For enquiries, please contact Roderick Seed at the
Bar Council on 020 7242 0082.