Aim 4 - Promoting the Bar

The Bar has a strong and distinctive reputation. We need to sustain and enhance this, underlining both the benefits of working with barristers in terms of quality, relevance and value for money, and the impressive contribution of the Bar to social goals. The Bar's pro bono work helps some of the poorest and most vulnerable in society, work that is a vital part of the Bar Council's promotion of fair access to justice for all.

  • We will promote the value of high quality advisory and advocacy services in the UK, through our media relations work and other outreach activity

  • We will support on a selective basis international work aimed at promoting both the business of the Bar abroad for the benefit of practitioners and the UK economy, and the Rule of Law

  • We will identify, stimulate, promote and (in appropriate cases) directly provide high quality services for supporting the Bar in practice

  • We aim to become the generally recognised point of contact for anyone interested in doing business with the Bar, be they business, the public, Government, local authorities, solicitors, and

  • We will help the profession to make its pro bono contribution in the public interest.