Bar Conference 2024

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Join us at Bar Conference 2024 on Saturday 8 June in London, with Conference welcome drinks on Friday evening.

Bar Conference is an opportunity for all barristers to come together to learn, network, and engage with colleagues from across the profession. It's the only event that brings the whole Bar together with a unique programme of expert speakers debating the big issues and providing practical advice for career development.

Why come to Bar Conference 2024? 

Bar Conference is a unique event in the Bar's calendar that you will not want to miss.

  • Hear from our high-profile keynote speakers, including the Lady Chief Justice and the Lord Chancellor.
  • Take part in insightful sessions exploring the future of international courts and the role of artificial intelligence in the justice system.
  • Choose your breakout options, from career development sessions on earnings and diversifying your practice, to hot topics, such as reforming private prosecutions, ethical dilemmas, and navigating inter-generational differences.
  • Meet a range of organisations that support the Bar in our exhibition.
  • Network with colleagues you know and make new connections. 
Book now

Booking is completed on MyBar, our online self-service portal. Log in and follow the steps to book your place.

To ensure this is an event for the whole Bar, there will be on-site childcare services and private childcare services at a discount - find out more.

Our ticket prices offer great value for money. In addition to the full conference programme on Saturday 8 June, you will be invited to our welcome drinks reception on Friday 7 June.

Explore the conference

Read the programme

Plan your day at the conference

Meet the speakers

Find out which experts are presenting

Browse our ticket options

Choose any discounts that apply to you

Drinks reception

Learn more about the drinks reception with guest speaker, the Rt Hon Victoria Prentis KC MP

Plan your attendance

Information on locations, travel, accommodations, accessibility and childcare

Our sponsors and exhibitors

See who's sponsoring this year's conference

Collage of Bar Conference sponsors: Mitigo, GRL, Place Campbell, CocoRio, FRU and Vector


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