Constitution, Standing Orders and Structure


The Bar Council membership is made up of approximately 115 barristers who are elected or who represent the Inns, Circuits and other interest groups. The Bar Council meets about seven times a year. The Council elects its Chair, Vice-Chair and Treasurer. 

You can also view details of Bar Council meetings, including forthcoming dates and the minutes of past meetings, plus the Constitution and the Standing Orders for Committees of the Bar Council and the Standing Orders for Joint Committees.


Much of the Bar Council's work is co-ordinated and carried out by individual Committees, made up of both members of the Bar Council and co-opted individuals.