7 June 2012 -
Update for the profession: The Bar Pro Bono Centre is seeking two new Management Committee Members - one with a practice management background and the other with voluntary sector experience.
21 May 2012 -
The legal profession will today unite to raise funds and show their support for the free legal advice sector. A record-breaking 6,000 people have signed up to participate in this year’s London Legal Walk, which last year raised £497,000 for legal advice services providing free support and assistance to some of the most vulnerable members of society.
17 May 2012 -
Michael Todd QC, the Chairman of the Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, will today tell delegates at the second St Petersburg International Legal Forum that the legal community must share a commitment to the rule of law if it is to remain relevant to the societies and clients it serves.
16 May 2012 -
The Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, will this week join a large international delegation at the second St Petersburg International Legal Forum, providing an opportunity for members of the Bar to explain the role and relevance of the English legal system around the world.
1 May 2012 -
The Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, has elected the following officers for the 2013 calendar year:
• Chairman: Maura McGowan QC
• Vice-Chairman: Nicholas Lavender QC, and
• Treasurer: Stephen Collier.
25 April 2012 -
A new type of insurance policy has recently been launched that protects individuals against their Management Liability risks.
This policy can offer exclusive benefits and has been designed specifically to protect members of the Bar.
17 April 2012 -
As the House of Commons prepares today to consider amendments passed in the House of Lords to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders (LASPO) Bill, the Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, has called on the Government to accept these vital changes.
16 April 2012 -
The Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, will this week lead a delegation of barristers to the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law Spring Conference in New York. The visit will provide varied opportunities to engage with lawyers, diplomats and businesses based in the city, promoting the Bar’s services and building on existing transatlantic relationships.
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