Increase your understanding of how to monitor the distribution of work within your chambers, and find out how to generate data to inform practice management.

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16 January 2024, 9:00 - 11:00
Event Type
Training course
In-person, Bar Council
Equality and diversity, Compliance, Work distribution

About the course

This practical course will equip you with the knowhow to implement fair allocation policies, better understand disparities in earnings and enable you to make the most of your existing chambers’ software.

Format and group size

  • A practical facilitated session including a step-by-step guide to using monitoring models and generating data

  • Group work and discussion

  • Pre-reading (provided)

  • A maximum group size of 24 participants

What the course covers

  • A detailed summary of the regulatory requirements of fair allocation of work
  • Guidance to support compliance and best practice
  • Practical examples of the models for monitoring how work is distributed to different groups within chambers
  • Effective use of chambers’ software to generate management information and reports and to base targets on
  • Discussion of the right approach for different types of practices and chambers, and how to effectively communicate earnings data
  • Using the information to support the retention and progression of under-represented groups including women and Black and ethnic minority barristers

Why attend?

  • Learn about emerging good practice and advice on monitoring earnings and distribution of work
  • Increase your understanding of the data and management information available to chambers and how to use it
  • Gain practical insights in using chambers software to support practice management
  • Develop knowledge in how to support under-represented groups in chambers

Who should attend?

  • Chambers’ Equality and Diversity Officers
  • Heads of Chambers
  • E&D Committee members
  • Practice managers and clerks



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The Annual Chambers Management package

This training session is available as part of the Bar Council's Annual Chambers Membership package. Chambers membership gives you access to a range of training and support throughout the year, chosen to suit your needs. Find out more about the package.

In-chambers training

We can offer this training in-chambers, including at chambers on the circuits. Contact our Training and Events team for information on dates and pricing.  

Paperless training packs

To minimise environmental impact and the amount of paper you have to carry with you, Bar Council training packs are paperless. As a delegate you will receive the materials you need for the training by email in advance, which you can access on your laptop or tablet or print in advace if required. 
Throughout the training, there will be references to various Bar Council guidance or external documents which are included as a hyperlink within the attendee workbook.