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In the press

“Bar’s goodwill taken for granted” – Bar Council builds strong case for urgent investment in civil legal aid

The Bar Council has submitted detailed evidence to the government Review of Civil Legal Aid

  • 28 February 2024
  • Press release

Pupillage offers hit new record, exceeding pre-pandemic levels

Almost 640 positions were advertised on the Pupillage Gateway, the Bar Council's recruitment portal.

  • 22 February 2024
  • Press release

Investment needed to stop exodus of specialist rape counsel

Chair of the Bar Council responds to new Criminal Bar Association survey results

  • 12 February 2024
  • Press release

New data on wellbeing at the Bar

Today the Bar Council has published the Wellbeing at the Bar Report 2024. The data shows some improvements in wellbeing at the Bar.

  • 2 February 2024
  • Press release

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Training and events


1 - 2 March

Public Access for barristers

  • Training course
  • Public access
  • Public access for barristers
  • Online
11 - 15 March

Foundation mediation training

  • Training course
  • Mediation
  • In-person – London
12 March

Starting your practising period as a pupil barrister

  • Webinar
  • Pupillage
  • Careers
  • Online
14 March

Anti-money laundering and terrorist financing

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

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