Chair's speeches, letters and reports

This database provides access to the Chair of the Bar's speeches and letters, as well as 'Chair's column' articles, which appear monthly in Counsel magazine.

The archive covers the work of the current and immediate past Chair of the Bar. Should you require any earlier documents please contact the Chair's Office, which will accomodate your request. 

Nicholas Lavender QC


Doing the right thing


Their sacrifice remembered


Standing together


Justice lacks a champion


Checks and balances

March 2014

Who we are

February 2014

Truth and Power

January 2014

Here to stay



Previous Chairman's Reports

Previous Chairman's reports are available here

Previous Chairman's Speeches

Previous Chairman's speeches are available here.