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In the press

Who will be crowned the next Legal Reporting Award winner?

Bar Council opens entries for the revamped Legal Reporting Awards

  • 12 October 2020
  • Press release

Bar Council calls for commitment to zero tolerance on discrimination

New race-focused guidance launched in Black History Month

  • 2 October 2020
  • Press release

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New online training and events


21 October

Advanced equality and diversity

  • Training course
  • Equality and diversity
  • Online
3 - 4 November

Public Access for barristers

  • Training course
  • Public access
  • Online
9 - 13 November

Foundation mediation training

  • Training course
  • Mediation
  • London
10 November

Fair recruitment and selection

  • Training course
  • Equality and diversity
  • Compliance
  • Online

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