News and press releases

  • November 2017

    6 November 2017 - As a growing number of free legal advice clinics pop up in GP surgeries and healthcare centres, legal charities and professional bodies behind this year’s National Pro Bono Week are drawing attention to the link between pro bono legal advice and health.

  • 4 November 2017 - The Bar has confounded decades of critics and doomsayers through fearlessness and competition for excellence, Chair of the Bar Andrew Langdon QC told the 32nd Annual Bar and Young Bar Conference today.

  • 1 November 2017 - What is it the Bar Council does? Here is just a glimpse of some of the things the Bar Council did in October 2017.

  • 1 November 2017 - The Bar Council has responded to today’s announcement from the Bar Standards Board (BSB) on changes to the shared parental leave policy.

  • October 2017

    30 October 2017 - The Bar Council has responded to the Lord Chancellor’s announcement today of a post-legislative review of LASPO 2012.

  • 27 October 2017 - Responding to the HMCTS prospectus published this week, Chair of the Bar Andrew Langdon QC said: “I welcome the fact that there is now a determination by HMCTS to engage in wider consultation. It is obviously important that those at the coalface who have experience of what happens in court, are consulted."

  • 23 October 2017 - Results for the 2018 Bar Council Election

  • 23 October 2017 - Vacancy for the 2018 Bar Council Elections - Employed Junior over 7 years in practice