Find all the latest major announcements, breaking news, press releases and commentary from the Bar Council on issues affecting the barristers' profession, justice and the rule of law.
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The Bar Council says the Bill contains striking provisions
The Bar Council has welcomed the Bar Standards Board's Annual Report on Bar Training.
The General Council of the Bar has published the 2024/25 Practising Certificate Fee (PCF) and budget for consultation.
The Lord Chancellor is also considering regular inflation increases
The Bar Council expresses 'grave concern' about the Prime Minister's suggestion.
The Bar Council has called for urgent additional funding for the justice system.
Chambers encouraged to analyse earnings data to understand disparities and ensure equal access to work
The Bar Council has published a new earnings report and toolkit
The Ministry of Justice has announced an increase to barrister fees for pre-recorded cross examination cases
This busy set, based in Wolverhampton, seeks a probationary tenant with an interest in criminal and family work.
23ES Chambers is seeking to recruit a probationary tenant to join their busy Business & Property team, based in Manchester.
Our response to the Legal Services Board’s Consultation on First-tier complaints – draft section 112 Requirements, Guidance and policy statement for approved regulators under the Legal Services Act 2007.
Bar Council response to the Ministry of Justice consultation on Reforming Fees in the United Kingdom Supreme Court
Our response to the Ministry of Justice consultation on Reforming Fees in the United Kingdom Supreme Court.
The 10,000 Interns Foundation provides paid internships for Black students and graduates through the 10,000 Black Interns (10KBI) Programme. The exposure to life at the Bar from an array of perspectives has proven to be invaluable to interns. Here, some of 2023’s interns share their thoughts and reflections on their experiences.
An interview with Sharon Blackman OBE, Head of FX Legal at Citi and Corinna McClune, Citi's Sanctions, AML and Anti-Bribery Counsel and Senior Vice President.
Reading Borough Council welcomes applications from candidates to join their in-house advocacy team, which has recently acquired AETO status.