The Bar Council is now closed until 09.00 on Monday 4 January 2021. The Bar Council’s Ethical Enquiries Helpline will also be closed during this time. We will respond to any email enquiries to the Ethical Enquiries Service from 4 January 2021. Alternatively, you can access the Bar Council's Practice & Ethics guides here.

For media enquiries, journalists can call the Bar Council Press Office out of hours number on 07872 376943, or email