Why visibility at the Bar is so important

Marking LGBT+ History Month, Jody Klaire writes about the importance of representation, drawing inspiration from the barristers she admires and her own experiences.

“Bar’s goodwill taken for granted” – Bar Council builds strong case for urgent investment in civil legal aid

The Bar Council has submitted detailed evidence to the government Review of Civil Legal Aid

Dealing with rejection when applying for pupillage

Pupil supervisor Linda Turnbull discusses what to do when encountering rejection at each stage of the pupillage application process.

Pupillage offers hit new record, exceeding pre-pandemic levels

Almost 640 positions were advertised on the Pupillage Gateway, the Bar Council's recruitment portal.

Pupillage Gateway Report 2024

Moving the needle on the diversity dial

The North Eastern Circuit Scholarship Fund is finally moving the needle on the diversity dial and can be adopted by other circuits nationwide, says barrister Glenn Parsons in a guest blog for the Bar Council.

Investment needed to stop exodus of specialist rape counsel

Chair of the Bar Council responds to new Criminal Bar Association survey results

Wellbeing at the Bar report 2024