Bar Council Services


The Bar Council provides a range of services to all members of the Bar. 

These services are divided between those that are available to all members of the Bar, and the additional support and benefits which are available to barristers who pay the Bar Representation Fee (BRF).

The following services are available for all members of the Bar:

Bar Handbook

 Ethical Enquiries Service

 Bar Quality Advisory Panel (BQAP)

 Meeting room facilities 

 Chambers vacancies

 Personal support for barristers through Lawcare


 Training courses

 Equality and Diversity Helpline

 Third six pupillage vacancies

Additional support and benefits are also available to those who pay the BRF:


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By paying the BRF, members can also access exclusive offers and discounts and pay reduced delegate fees for conferences and training courses.

The Bar Council's Services team endeavours to ensure that all affinity partners are complying with agreed service standards. That said, we do not endorse any product or service, and we are not for any damage or loss arising from an affinity partner's performance. The Bar Council strongly recommends that all members of the Bar exercise all due diligence when selecting any product or service. Suitable advice should be sought at all times. All offers, promotions and discounts are correct at time of going to press and subject to alteration or withdrawal at any time without notice.

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