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Four Bars statement on the administration of justice post-pandemic

The Bars of the UK and Ireland issue a joint statement on remote vs. in-person delivery of justice post-pandemic.

  • 5 May 2021
  • Press release

Bar Council backs Charter for Black Talent

Initiative aims to increase the number of talented Black professionals in senior positions in the financial and professional services sectors in the UK 

  • 30 April 2021
  • Press release

Bar Council responds to new sexual misconduct sanctions plans for barristers

Bar Council urges the Bar to respond to BTAS consultation on sanctions guidance

  • 29 April 2021
  • Press release

Bar Council comments on Domestic Abuse Bill receiving Royal Assent

The Bar Council calls it 'disappointing' that the Government has ignored our call to make non means tested legal aid available in all domestic abuse cases.

  • 29 April 2021
  • Press release

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Training and events


6 May

Advanced equality and diversity

  • Training course
  • Equality and diversity
  • Online
8 May

Public Access sharpener

  • Training course
  • Public access
  • Online
14 May

Fair recruitment and selection

  • Training course
  • Online
19 May

Anti-money laundering and terrorist financing

  • Training course
  • Anti-money laundering
  • Compliance
  • Online

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