Shaping the Bar of the future

As a profession, we don't want to wait another 100 years for change.

This means breaking down barriers and obstacles that prevent women, those with disabilities, Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic and LGBT+ barristers from progressing and building thriving practices. 

It also means having a voice in pressing issues affecting society, including environmental concerns.

The Bar Council is working across many areas to speed up progress on modernising the Bar and has developed initiatives including: 

Please visit this page for regular updates and insight into how we are raising the profile of this work.