Guest blog: Lawyers in danger

Patrick Duffy, barrister and member of the Bar Council's International Committee, blogs ahead of the Day of the Endangered Lawyer (Friday 24 January) on why the dangers lawyers face in Pakistan and elsewhere across the world has consequences for the rule of law.

  • 23 January 2020
  • Blog

Bar Council Legal Reporting Awards Winners 2019

The winners of the 2019 Bar Council Legal Reporting Awards are BBC journalist Clive Coleman and the i paper’s Rob Hastings.

  • 17 January 2020
  • Press release

Bar Council responds to new QC appointments

114 new Queen’s Counsel appointed in the 2019 competition.

  • 16 January 2020
  • Press release

Bar Council responds to televised court plans

Reality TV-style broadcasting of criminals being sentenced comes with risks that need to be guarded against, warns the Bar Council today as the Government looks to make the justice system more open with plans to film Crown Court sentencing.

  • 16 January 2020
  • Press release

The Young Barristers’ Committee vision for 2020

The Young Barristers’ Committee vision for 2020

  • 9 January 2020
  • Blog

Justice Week 2020 is coming soon

Justice Week 2020 runs from 24-28 February 2020 and will see the Bar Council, Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) and the Law Society team up to promote the importance of the rule of law to young people.

  • 3 January 2020
  • Press release

Guildford Chambers (deadline: 1 March 2020)

Guildford Chambers seeks one family-based third six pupil and one civil/property-based third six pupil

  • 8 December 2019
  • Third six vacancy

Maidstone Chambers (deadline: 31 January 2020)

Maidstone Chambers is looking to recruit a third-six pupil, with a view to tenancy, in order to service an increasing workload in civil and criminal matters

  • 6 December 2019
  • Third six vacancy

BAR COUNCIL LEGAL REPORTING AWARDS 2019

CALLING ALL JOURNALISTS - The Bar Council's 28th Legal Reporting Awards competition is now open.

  • 1 November 2019

#IamtheBar

  • 30 October 2019

Bar Council 2020 Elections: Results announced

The results of the Bar Council 2020 elections have been announced.

  • 22 October 2019

Queen's Speech 2019: Bar Council reaction

Chair of the Bar Richard Atkins QC reacts to the 2019 Queen's Speech.

  • 14 October 2019

9 King's Bench Walk (no deadline)

9 King's Bench Walk, a crime, regulatory and immigration law set, is currently inviting applications for third six pupils

  • 10 October 2019
  • Third six vacancy

MyBar maintenance

MyBar is undergoing temporary maintenance work

  • 10 October 2019

party conference 2019.pdf

  • 10 October 2019

Justitia Chambers (no deadline)

Justitia is looking for third six pupils with a civil/immigration and public law background to help them with their growing unlawful detention caseload

  • 8 October 2019
  • Third six vacancy

International growth at the Bar

Barristers' income from international work

  • 1 October 2019