Responses to external consultations

 

2017

January
Bar Council response to the ”Reforming the Soft Tissue Injury (‘whiplash’) Claims Process” consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Constitution Committee inquiry: The Legislative Process Call for evidence on the delegation of powers consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Consultation on the Future of Training for the Bar: Future Routes to Authorisation 

Bar Council response to the Fixed Recoverable Costs Review

Bar Council Memorandum to HMRC on Finance Draft Bill 2017

February

Bar Council response to the Legal Services Board draft Business Plan 2017/18 consultation paper

Bar Council response to the BSB Consultation on a possible change to the parental leave rule

Disincentives for advisors and intermediaries for potentially aggressive tax planning schemes 

March

Bar Council response to the Legal Ombudsman consultation on ‘Strategy and Business Plan 2017-2020’

Bar Council response to the “Reforming the Advocates’ Graduated Fee Scheme” consultation paper

Young Barristers’ Committee’s Response to the “Reforming the Advocates’ Graduated Fee Scheme” consultation paper

A response from the Chairman of the Bar to the AGFS Consultation

Bar Council response to the MOJ’s ‘Review of the introduction of fees in the Employment Tribunals’

Bar Council response to the “Litigators’ Graduated Fee Scheme and Court Appointees” consultation paper

April

Bar Council response to the Home Office consultation on the Investigatory Powers Act 2016: Codes of Practice

Paper submitted by Vice Chairman of the Bar to Jackson LJ for Fixed Recoverable Costs Review Seminar

Bar Council response to the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 Consultation

Bar Council response to the Anti-Money Laundering Supervisory Regime: response and call for further information

Bar Council response to the Great Repeal Bill White paper

Bar Council response to EU Civil Law rules for Robotics

Bar Council response to Public Consultation on the rules on liability of the producer for damage caused by a defective product

May

Bar Council and Criminal Bar Association response to the Protection of Official Data consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Consultation on Introducing Fixed Recoverable Costs in Lower Value Clinical Negligence Claims

Bar Council response to the Personal Injury Discount Rate: How It Should Be Set In The Future consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Call for views on the General Data Protection regulation derogations

July

Bar Council response to the Bar Standard’s Board ‘Review of the Standard of Proof Applied in Professional Misconduct Hearings’ consultation paper

Bar Council response to Bills of Sale consultation July-2017

August

Bar Council reponse to EU Company Law-Rules on digital solutions and efficient cross border operations Consultation

Bar Council's response to HMT's anti-money laundering supervisory review

Bar Council response to Future of Work Commission Call for Evidence

Bar Council response to Sentencing Council Child Cruelty consultation Sep 17

2016

January

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Cost of licensing authorised BSB Alternative Business Structures

Bar Council response to the Home Office consultation paper: Introducing a stalking protection order

Bar Council response to the Civil Justice Council consultation paper: Property Disputes

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper: Transfer of Title and Change of Occupancy Fees in Leaseholds

February

Bar Council response to the Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs consultation paper: The International Tax Compliance (Client Notification) Regulations 2016

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Fees and Charges Consultation 2015

Bar Council response to the Legal Services Board consultation paper: Draft business plan 2016/17 consultation

Bar Council response to the Competition and Markets Authority consultation paper: Legal services market study

March

Bar Council response to the Solicitors Regulation Authority consultation paper: Training for Tomorrow: assessing competence

Bar Council response to the Lord Justice Briggs consultation paper: Civil Courts Structure Review: Interim Report

Bar Council response to Legal Services Board consultation on s.80 Order

Bar Council response to the court fees consultation on proposals to reform fees for grants of probate

April

Bar Council response to Law Commission Sentencing Code Project - second consultative document´╗┐

Claims Management Regulation – Consultation: Cutting the costs for consumers – Financial Claims

Bar Council’s response to the BIS consultation on Terms and Conditions and Consumer Protection Fining Powers: Call for Evidence

Bar Council response to consultation on first tier complaints handling

Bar Council response to the Competition and Markets Authority follow-up questions on the legal market study

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation on "Compensation for loss of pension rights in employment tribunals"

May

Bar Council and Criminal Bar Association response to Home Office PACE codes C, D and H consultation

Bar Council response to the Future Bar Training consultation: The Threshold Standards and Competences consultation paper

June

Bar Council response to the First-tier Tribunal Immigration and Asylum Chamber Fees consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Anti-money Laundering/Counter-Terrorist Financing Action Plan - Annex A: Consultation on Legislative Proposals

Bar Council response to the Call for Information: Anti-money laundering Supervisory Regime

Bar Council response to the LSB ‘Changes to the rules made under section 51 of the Legal Services Act 2007’ consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Reforming the courts’ approach to McKenzie Friends consultation paper

Bar Council response to the ‘Short Consultation Paper on Draft Bill: Insurable Interest’

Bar Council response on an 'Effective Insolvency Framework within the EU'

Bar Council response to the Cabinet Office consultation on establishing common measures of socio-economic background

Bar Council response to the Appeals to the Court of Appeal: proposed amendments to Civil Procedure Rules and Practice Direction consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper No.227 'Updating the Land Registration Act 2002'

Bar Council  CBA Response_Lammy Review of BAME Representation in the CJS Call for Evidence_30 June 2016

July

Bar Council response to the BIS ‘Review of the Corporate Insolvency Framework’ consultation paper

August

Bar Council response to the ‘Legal Services: removing barriers to competition’ consultation paper

Bar Council response to BSB consultation - Future Bar Training: CPD

September

Bar Council response to CMA Legal Services Market Study Interim Report

Bar Council response to CMA initial questions on the reserved activities

Bar Council response to the public consultation on the safety of apps and other non-embedded software

Bar Council response to the SRA ‘Looking to the Future: Accounts Rules review’ consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Looking to the future- flexibility and public protection consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Law Commission Consultation Paper No. 228

October

Planning Law in Wales-Scoping Paper

Bar Council response to the HMRC ‘Simplification of the tax and National Insurance treatment of termination payments: government response and consultation on draft legislation’ consultation paper

Bar Council response to the House of Lords Constitution Committee Inquiry:The Legislative Process Call for Evidence (Stage 1: Preparing legislation for introduction in Parliament)

Bar Council response to the HMRC “Strengthening Tax Avoidance Sanctions and Deterrents” consultation paper

Bar Council response to the 13th programme of law reform consultation paper 

Bar Council response to the Fee-Paid Judicial Pension Scheme Draft Regulations

November

Bar Council response to the Transposition of the Fourth Money Laundering Directive consultation paper

Bar Council response to the ‘Section 69 Order to modify the functions of the Bar council’ consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Transforming Our Justice System: Assisted Digital Strategy, Online Conviction and Statutory Fixed Fines consultation paper 

Bar Council response to the Transforming our Justice System: Panel Composition in Tribunals consultation paper 

December

Bar Council response to the MOJ’s consultation: Modernising judicial terms and conditions

Bar Council response to the LSB Consultation on revised guidance for regulators on encouraging a diverse profession 

Bar Council response to the House of Commons’ Justice Committee Inquiry into the implications of Brexit for the justice system 

Bar Council & Criminal Bar Association response to the Law Commission Consultation ‘Reforming Misconduct in Public Office’ consultation paper

2015

January

Bar Council response to the Home Office consultation paper: Communications data codes of practice: acquisition, disclosure and retention

Bar Council response to the Solicitors' Regulation Authority consultation paper: Training for Tomorrow: A Competence Statement for Solicitors

Bar Council response to the Home Office consultation paper: Consultation on establishing a UK Privacy and Civil Liberties Board

February

Bar Council response to the Legal Aid Agency consultation paper: The publication of Legal Aid Statistics in England and Wales

Bar Council response to the Legal Services Board consultation paper: Draft: Strategic Plan 2015–18 and Business Plan 2015/16

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper: General Statute Law Repeals

Bar Counci response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Proposals for further reforms to court fees

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper: Offences against the Person

March

Bar Council response to the House of Lords EU Select Committee consultation paper: Review of the Balance of Competences

Bar Council response to the Crown Prosecution Service consultation paper: Draft CPS Guidance on Speaking to Witnesses at Court

Bar Council response to the Home Office consultation paper: Interception of communications and equipment interference: draft codes of practice

Bar Council response to the Queens Counsel Appointments consultation paper: Eligibility for Appointment as QC

Bar Council response to the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills consultation paper: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill 2014: consultation on amendments to employment tribunal postponement procedures

April

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Complaints Regulations: Amendment to the Professional Conduct Committee’s power to take “no further action”

Bar Council response to the Legal Services Board consultation paper: Are regulatory restrictions in practising rules for in-house lawyers justified?

Bar Council response to the Middle Temple Funding Allocation Working Group consultation paper: Optimum allocation of funding to assist those aspiring to a career at the Bar

May

Bar Council response to the Home Office consultation paper: PACE Code E - Consultation on the revision of the Code 24 March 2015

Bar Council response to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills consultation paper: Postgraduate study: student loans and other support

June

Bar Council response to the Solicitors' Regulation Authority consultation paper: Regulatory reform programme

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: The Cab Rank Rule: Standard contractual terms and the list of defaulting solicitors 

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Insurance requirements for single person entities

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper: Insurable Interest

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Future Bar Training Consultation: The Professional Statement

Bar Council response to the Civil Procedures Rule Committee consultation paper: Press access to skeleton arguments in the Court of Appeal: proposal for amendment to CPR Practice Direction 52C

July

Bar Council response to the Crown Prosecution Service consultation paper: Consultation on proposed Crown Prosecution Service Equality and Diversity Objectives 2015-2018

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Amendment to Bar Standards Board powers

Bar Council response to the Remedies in Public Procurement Consultation paper

August

Bar Council response to the Department for Health consultation paper: Reducing Legal Costs in Clinical Negligence Claims (Pre-consultation)

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper: Sentencing Procedure - Issues Paper 1 - Transition

September

Bar Council response to the Commission Questionnaire on Contract Rules for Online Purchases of Digital Content and Tangible Goods

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Reform of Judicial Review

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Enhanced fees for divorce, possession claims and general applications in civil proceedings and consultation on further fees proposal

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper: Firearms Law

Bar Council response to the House of Commons Justice Committee consultation paper: Courts and tribunals fees and charges

Disability consultation paper: Call for Evidence on The Equality Act 2010 and Disability

October

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Proposal on the provision of court and tribunal estate in England and Wales

Bar Council response to the Judicial Appointments Commission consultation paper: Consultation on changes to JAC Statistics

Bar Council response to the House of Lords EU Internal Market Sub-Committee consultation paper: Online platforms in the EU Digital Single Market

Bar Council response to the HM Revenue & Customs consultation paper: Simplification of the tax and National Insurance treatment of termination payments

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Review of the Disciplinary Tribunal Regulations

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Future Bar Training: The Future of Bar Training

November

Bar Council response to the Legal Ombudsman consultation paper: Proposed ADR Scheme Rules 

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper: Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty

Bar Council response to the Legal Services Board consultation paper: Draft statement of policy about the regulatory arrangements for in-house lawyers

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Enhancing the Quality of Criminal Advocacy

December

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper: Bills of Sale

Bar Council response to the European Commission consultation paper: The application of Directive 2008/52/EC on certain aspects of mediation in civil and commercial matters

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Costs protection in environmental claims

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Amending the definition of employed barrister (non-authorised body)

Bar Council response to the European Commission consultation paper: Regulatory environment for platforms, online intermediaries, data and cloud computing and the collaborative economy

Bar Council response to the The Joint Advocacy Group consultation paper: Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates

2014

December

BC Response  to the Ministry for Justice consultation paper: Anti Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014: Consequential changes to remuneration for legal aid services 

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Review of standard contractual terms and the cab rank rule

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Fee Paid Judicial Pension Scheme

November

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Guardianship of the property and affairs of missing persons

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: The Legal Services Act 2007 (Warrant) (Approved Regulator) Regulations 2015 and The Legal Services Act 2007 (Warrant) (Licensing Authority) Regulations 2015

October

Bar Council response to the HM Revenue and Customs consultation paper: Tackling offshore tax evasion: Strengthening civil deterrents

Bar Council response on "Tackling offshore tax evasion: A new criminal offence"

Bar Council response on Transforming Legal Aid: Crime duty contracts

Bar Council response to the Home Office consultation paper: Strengthening the law on domestic abuse

September

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Judicial pension reform: New Judicial Pension Scheme 2015 consultation

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Entity Regulation

Bar Council response to the consultation on proposed amendments to the crime and civil legal aid contracts to accommodate the implementation of Part 1 of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014

July

Bar Council response to the National Audit Office consultation on the implementation of recent changes to civil legal aid

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Balance of competence review information rights

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper: Insurance Contracts Law Draft Bill

June

Bar Council response to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills consultation paper: Alternative dispute resolution for consumers

April

Bar Council response to Justice Select Committee consultation paper: Impact of Changes to Civil Legal Aid under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Judicial Appointments Commission Triennial Review 2014  

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Changes to the Guidance on Returning Instructions

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Court bundles: proposed changes to the legal aid Family Advocacy Scheme

Bar Council response to the Legal Aid Agency consultation paper: Own Client Crime Contract 2015

March

Bar Council response to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office consultation paper: Contract Sanctions

Bar Council response to the Civil Justice Council consultation paper: The Impact of the Jackson Reforms on Costs and Case Management: Notice of conference and call for position papers

February

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper: Insurance Contract Law Draft Bill: Limited consultation on draft clauses

Bar Council response to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills consultation paper: Amending the perpetuities rule and simplifying employee ownership

Bar Council response to the Legal Services Board consultation paper: Review of the levy rules

January 

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Court fees: proposals for reform

Bar Council response to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office consultation paper: Review of UK and EU balance of competences: call for evidence on the single market - free movement of services

Bar Council response to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills consultation paper: Late payment of finance: building a responsible payment culture

Bar Council response to the The Legal Services Board consultation paper: Draft: Business Plan 2014/15

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Court fees: proposals for reform

Bar Council response to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills consultation paper: Review of UK and EU balance of competences: call for evidence on social and employment policy

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Revision of the European Small Claims Procedure

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office consultation paper: Review of UK and EU balance of competences: call for evidence on competition and consumer policy

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Balance of Competences Fundamental Rights Review

2013

December

Bar Council response to the Assises de la Justice consultation paper: Shaping Justice policies in Europe for the years to come

Bar Council response to the Legal Services Board consultation paper: Increasing flexibility in legal education and training

Bar Council response to the Independent Criminal Advocacy Secretariat consultation paper: Review of the provision of independent criminal advocacy

Bar Council response to the Financial Conduct Authority consultation paper: Detailed proposals for the FCA regime for consumer credit

November

Bar Council response to "Supporting the introduction of the single Family Court - Proposed changes to Family legal aid remuneration schemes"

Bar Council response to the Judiciary of England and Wales consultation paper: Triennial Review of the Civil Justice Council and Family Justice Council

Bar Council response to the Legal Services Board consultation paper: Chairs of regulatory bodies

Bar Council response to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills consultation paper: Competition regime: draft secondary legislation - part two

Bar Council (YBC) response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Judicial Review: Proposals for further reform

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Judicial Review: Proposals for further reform

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Transforming Legal Aid: Next Steps

Bar Council (YBC) response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Transforming Legal Aid: Next Steps

October

Health consultation paper: The EU's five year agenda for EU justice and home affairs activity (2015-2019)

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper: Building our 12th Programme (Wills)

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper: Building our 12th Programme (Proceeds of Crime Act 2002)

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper: Building our 12th Programme (Bills of Sale legislation)

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper: Building our 12th Programme (Fraud by Victims of Personal Injury)

Bar Council response to the Legal Aid Agency consultation paper: Crime contract consultation for proposed VHCC and prison law changes

Bar Council response to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills consultation paper: Publication of Government Response on Misleading and Aggressive Practices (MAPS) and on the implementation of the Consumer Rights

September

Bar Council response to the Hate Crime: The Case for Extending the Existing Offences consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: The (Draft) Special Immigration Appeals Commission (Procedure) (Amendment) Rules 2013

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Review of the Legal Services Regulatory Framework

Bar Council response to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills consultation paper: Company ownership: transparency and trust discussion paper

Bar Council response to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Legal Aid consultation paper: Cases involving vulnerable witnesses

Bar Council response to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills consultation paper: Regulatory and competition appeals: options for reform

Bar Council response to the The Bar Tribunals and Adjudication Service consultation paper: Sentencing Guidance 2014

Bar Council response to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills consultation paper: Competition regime: CMA priorities and draft secondary legislation

August

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Civil Judicial Cooperation

Bar Council response to the Judicial Appointments Commission consultation paper: Crime and Courts Act 2013: Consultation on the application of the equal merit provision

July

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Standards for Expert Witnesses in the Family Courts in England and Wales

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Consultation on the proposed First-tier Tribunal Immigration & Asylum Chamber Rules 2013

June

Bar Council response to the amendments to Tribunal Procedure (Upper Tribunal) Rules 2008 arising from statutory changes to judicial review 

Bar Council response to the Criminal Procedure Rule Committee consultation paper: Trial and Sentence in the Crown Court and Preparation for Crown Court Trial

Bar Council response to the The Law Commission consultation paper: Conservation Covenants

Bar Council response to the European Commission consultation paper: European Small Claims Procedure

Response of the Young Barristers' Committee to the Ministry of Justice Consultation Paper: 'Transforming Legal Aid: Delivering a more Credible and Efficient System'

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Transforming Legal Aid: Delivering a More Credible and Efficient System 

May

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Risk-based Supervision

Bar Council response to the Law Commission consultation paper: Rights to Light

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Fee remissions for the courts and tribunals

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Improving the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime

Bar Council response to the The Home Office consultation paper: Consultation on Revised Pace Codes of Practice

Bar Council and PIBA response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Damages Act 1996: the discount rate - review of the legal framework

Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Proposed revisions to the Fitness to Practise Rules and Guidance

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Draft Inheritance and Trustees' Powers Bill

Bar Council response to the HM Treasury and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills consultation paper: A new approach to financial regulation: transferring consumer credit regulation to the Financial Conduct Authority

April

Bar Council response to the Civil Mediation Council consultation paper: The CMC and Accreditation

Bar Council response to the Department For Education consultation paper: Draft National Curriculum programmes of study

Bar Council response to the Proposed Changes to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) 2006 consultation paper

March

Bar Council response to the Legal Services Board consultation paper: LSB Business Plan

February

Bar Council response to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills consultation paper: Call for evidence on the government's review of the balance of competences between the United Kingdom and the European Union

Bar Council response to the Contempt of Court consultation paper

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority Triennial Review

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Law Commission Triennial Review - call for evidence

January

Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Judicial Review: proposals for reform

Bar Council and PIBA response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Extension of the RTA PI Scheme: Proposals on fixed recoverable costs

2012

December
Bar Council Response to the Civil Enforcement Remedies Consultation Paper
Bar Council response to the Solicitors' Regulation Authority consultation paper: The ban on referral fees in personal injury cases
Bar Council response to the Select Committee on the European Union consultation paper: The UK's 2014 Opt-out Decision (Protocol 36) - Call for Evidence
November
Bar Council Response to the Law Commission's Consultation Paper on Wildlife 
Bar Council response to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills consultation paper: Employment Tribunal Rules - review by Mr Justice Underhill
Bar Council Response to the Employee Ownership and Share Buy Backs - Implementation of Nuttall Review Recommendations
Bar Council Response to the BIS Consultation Paper on to the Ending the Employment Relationship 
Bar Council Response to the BIS Consultation Paper on Implementing Employee-Owner Status
Response of the Bar Council to the BIS Consultation on Enhancing Consumer Confidence by Modernising Consumer Law: Consultation on the Implementation of the Consumer Rights Directive 2011/83/EU
October
Response of the Bar Council to the Law Commission's Consultation on the Electronic Communications Code
Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Part 2 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012: Regulations
Response of the Bar Council to the Law Commission Consultation Paper on Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts 
Response of the Bar Council to the Law Commission Consultation on Insurance Contract Law: The Business Insured's Duty of Disclosure and the Law of Warranties
Bar Council response to the Legal Education and Training Review consultation paper: Key Issues II: Developing the Detail
Response of the Bar Council to the Law Commission Consultation on Contempt of Court: Scandalising the Court 
Bar Council response to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills consultation paper: Directive 2011/7/EU on Combating Late Payment in Commercial Transactions
Response of the Bar Council to The Early Implementation of a Ban on above Cost Payment Surcharges
Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: European Commission Consultation on Compensation for Victims of Cross-Border Road Traffic Accidents in the European Union
Young Barristers' Committee and the Remuneration Committee response to the Crown Prosecution Service consultation paper: The Instruction of more than one Trial Advocate or QC Alone
Employed Barristers' Committee response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (Crime)
Young Barristers' Committee response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (Crime)
Bar Council response to the Bar Standards Board consultation paper: Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (Crime)
Bar Council (Nicholas Lavender QC) response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Justice and Security Bill
Bar Council Response to the BIS Consultation on Enhancing Consumer Confidence by Clarifying Consumer Law 
September
Response of the Bar Council to the Second Consultation of the Commission on a Bill of Rights
Response of the Bar Council to the Law Commission Consultation on Electoral Law in the United Kingdom
Response of the Bar Council to the Tribunal Procedure Committee consultation on the Proposed New (First-tier Tribunal) (Property Chamber) Rules 2013
Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Recovery of after the event insurance premiums for expert reports in clinical negligence claims
Bar Council response to the Legal Services Commission consultation paper: Future of the Community Legal Service Grants
August
Response of the Bar Council to the Draft Legal Services Act 2007 (Warrant) Regulations 2012
July
Joint Response of the Criminal Bar Association and Law Reform Committee of the General Council of the Bar of England and Wales to the Ministry of Justice Consultation on a New Enforcement Tool to deal with Economic Crime Committed by Commercial Organisations: Deferred Prosecution Agreements
Response on behalf of the Law Reform Committee of the Bar Council of England and Wales to the Hansard Society Consultation on Lifting the Lid on Delegated Legislation

June

Bar Council of England and Wales summary position on CESL June 2012

Response of the Bar Council to the Bar Standards Board's Consultation Paper on the New BSB Handbook

Response of the Bar Council of England and Wales and the Chancery Bar Association to the Commission's consultation on the Future of European Insolvency Law 
Response of the Bar Council to the Consultation by the Welsh Government on a Separate Legal Jurisdiction for Wales
May
Response of the Bar Council to the Legal Services Board Discussion Document "Regulation of Immigration and Advice and Services"
Response on behalf of the Law Reform Committee of the Bar Council of England and Wales to the Consultation on the future of European Company Law, together with a   supplementary response
Response of the Bar Council of England and Wales to UK Government call for evidence on the Common European Sales Law

Response of the Young Barristers' Committee to the Legal Education and Training Review Discussion Paper 01/2012

April

Joint response of the Bar Council of England and Wales and the Criminal Bar Association to the consultation paper, 'Getting it Right for Victims and Witnesses'

March

Response of the Bar Council to the Triennial Review by the Ministry of Justice of the Legal Services Board

Response of the Law Reform Committee to the Law Commission consultation papers on Insurance Contract Law: Post Contract Duties and Other Issues: Damages for Late Payment,    Policies and Premiums in Marine Insurance,          Insurers' Remedies for Fraudulent Claims,    Insurable Interest

Response of the Legal Services Committee to the Intellectual Property Regulation Board 2nd Consultation on Litigator Rights

Response of the Access to the Bar Committee to the Bar Standards Board Consultation on Review and Amendments to Rule 2(i) and Rule 3(1) of the Public Access Rules, November 2011 with endorsement letters from the Chairman of the Barthe Legal Services Committee and the Professional Practice Committee

February
Response of the Legal Services Committee of the Bar Council to the Ministry of Justice Consultation on Fees in the High Court and the Court of Appeal Civil Division
Response of the Bar Council of England and Wales to the Ministry of Justice consultation: "Appointments and diversity: A judiciary for the 21st century"
January
Preliminary position paper by the Brussels Office of the Bar Council of England and Wales, on the legal basis of the proposed Common European Sales Law
Response of the Law Reform Committee of the Bar Council and the Criminal Bar Association to the consultation Revisions to the PACE 1984 Code of Practice
Response of the Bar Council of England and Wales to the Proposed Common European Sales Law Preliminary position paper on Legal Basis 
Response of the Law Reform Committee to the Justice and Security Green Paper

 

2011

December
Response by the Law Reform Committee of the Bar Council and the Criminal Bar Association of England and Wales to the Law Commission consultation on Simplification of Criminal Law: Kidnapping   
Bar Council response to House of Lords Inquiry on EU criminal procedural law   
November
Response of the Bar Council to the Legal Services Board Discussion Document "Enhancing Consumer Protection, Reducing Regulatory Restrictions"        
October
Response of the Legal Services Committee of the Bar Council to IPREG Consultation on the Replacement of the CIPA Higher Courts Qualification Regulations and the ITMA Trade Mark Litigator and Trade Mark Advocate Certificate Regulations             
August
Response of the Young Barristers' Committee to the Bar Standards Board's Invitation to Comment on the Public Access Rules    
Response of the Access to the Bar Committee to the Bar Standards Board Invitation to comment on the Public Access Scheme together with a letter of endorsement from Richard Salter QC, Chairman of the Legal Services Committee     
Response of the Young Barristers' Committee to the Ministry of Justice consultation on The Criminal Defence Service (Funding) (Amendment) Order 2011                 
Response of the Family Law Bar Association to the Ministry of Justice consultation on The Criminal Defence Service (Funding) (Amendment) Order 2011          
Response of the Criminal Bar Association to the Ministry of Justice consultation on The Criminal Defence Service (Funding) (Amendment) Order 2011              

Response of the Bar Council's Civil Legal Aid Sub-Committee to the Ministry of Justice consultation on The Criminal Defence Service (Funding) (Amendment) Order 2011                           

Response of the Bar Council to the Ministry of Justice consultation on The Criminal Defence Service (Funding) (Amendment) Order 2011                 
Response of the Legal Services Committee to the BSB consultation QASA Costs Proposal                 
July
Response of the Young Barristers' Committee to the Government's Consultation Paper: 'Solving Disputes in the County Court'                
Response of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee to the Government's Consultation Paper: 'Solving disputes in the County Court; Consultation Paper CP6/2011'    
Response of the Law Reform Committee to the Law Commission Consultation Paper on Consumer Redress for Misleading and Aggressive Practices        
Response of the Law Reform Committee to the Law Commission Supplementary Consultation Paper: Ss 31 & 32 Trustee Act 1925   
Response of the Law Reform Committee to the Consultation Paper: Proposed EU Directive on Access to a Lawyer and Ability to Communicate with a Third Party upon Arrest    
Response on behalf of the Legal Services Committee to House of Lords Constitution Committee to the Inquiry into the Judicial Appointments Process  
Bar Council's European Contract Law Feasibility Study  
June
Response of the Legal Services Committee to the Tribunal Procedure Committee: Judicial Review in the Upper Tribunal: Consultation on proposed amendments to the Tribunal Procedure (Upper Tribunal) Rules 2008   
April   
Response from the General Council of the Bar to the Legal Ombudsman's Next Steps Consultation Paper  
Response of the Bar Council of England & Wales to the Consultation Paper CP12/10: Proposals for the Reform of Legal Aid in England and Wales    
Response of the Bar Council of England & Wales to the Consultation Paper CP13/10: Proposals for the Reform of Civil Litigation Funding and Costs in England and Wales (Implementation of Lord Justice Jackson's recommendations)
February  
Response of the Bar Council of England & Wales to the Consultation Paper CP12/10: Proposals for the Reform of Legal Aid in England and Wales
Bar Council response to the MoJ's Brussels I review.
January  
Response by the Law Reform Committee of the Bar Council to the Law Commission's Reforming Insurance Contract Law Issues Paper 9  
Response by the Law Reform Committee of the Bar Council and the Criminal Bar Association of England and Wales to the Law Commission consultation on Unfitness to Plead               
Response from the General Council of the Bar to the Consultation on the Publication of Legal Ombudsman Decisions           
Response of the Bar Council of England and Wales to the European Commission's consultation on its its comprehensive approach to Personal data protection in the European Union
Response of the Bar Council of England and Wales to the European Commission's Green Paper consultation on European Contract law