What our training and events are designed to do

  • assist chambers and professionals in meeting their continuing professional development responsibilities under the Bar Standards Board Handbook
  • support the day-to-day functioning of their management committees and support staff (chambers professionals)

What each package includes

Each package includes an allocation of credit hours, which can be used to book a wide range of training courses designed to ensure that each member set maintains its professional standards.

Depending on the size, priorities and requirements of your chambers, you can choose from three levels of entry (bronze, silver, gold) and save up to £1,700 plus VAT on training* and £1,055 plus VAT on additional Bar Council activities.

Levels of membership
Credit hours available 50 75 100
Pupillage Fair exhibition stand discount 30% (£240) 50% (£400) 100% (£800)
Pupillage Gateway discount 10% (£85) 20% (£170) 30% (£255)
Associate BRF Membership (per set) 1 5 10

*Savings based on a Gold subscriber using 100 credit hours for a combination of individual training tickets and bespoke training sessions.


Use your credit hours for booking Bar Council training courses
Training course
Credit hours 
Introduction to equality and diversity 1.5
Advanced equality and diversity 2
Tackling harassment and inappropriate behaviour 2
Fair recruitment and selection 4
Anti-money laundering 3.5
Work distribution and monitoring 2
Public access for barristers 10
Public access for clerks 4
Public access sharpener 6
Litigation skills 6
Use your credit hours for bespoke training

Credit hours can also be used to book bespoke training courses for your chambers. Our team are on hand to discuss your specific training needs, so we can provide training tailored to your requirements.

A minimum of 8 delegates is required for all bespoke courses.

Bespoke training

Find out more


The benefits of the package include:

  • up to 30% discount on Pupillage Gateway
  • discounted Pupillage Fair exhibition stand (complimentary for gold members)
  • Associate BRF membership for up to 10 members

Purchase on behalf of your set, or find out more

Email the Training and Events team at [email protected] or call 020 7242 0082.