Bar Council invites applications to tender for Counsel Magazine

2 May 2017

The Bar Council is inviting tenders for the publication and distribution of Counsel magazine, the official magazine for barristers in England & Wales. 

The Bar Council owns Counsel magazine, which is currently produced and published by LexisNexis. Bar Council members who pay the Bar Representation Fee (BRF) of £100 per year receive an annual subscription to the monthly magazine, as do others in the wider legal sector. Visit

Counsel Magazine, is supported by an independent Editorial Board. Its role is to drive the direction of the editorial content of the magazine and to advise the publisher on matters affecting its production. It is made up of barristers representing a wide cross-section of the Bar. 

In the first instance, interested parties should contact Paul Mosson, Director of Services at the Bar Council ( or Lois Clark, Head of Commercial Services and Development ( for further details and procurement documents. 

Applications should be submitted by 16.00 on 5 June 2017 for consideration.

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