Contact us

General enquiries

Call 020 7242 0082 or email [email protected].

Press Office

Call the Press Office on 020 7092 8175 or email [email protected]
Please note: this is just for press enquiries.

Contact a specific Bar Council team

If you know who you wish to contact, see our team pages for contact details. 

Contact Barrister Records - the records office

For any questions regarding your Authorisation to Practise or to update any of your practising details, contact the Barrister Records team via [email protected] or 020 7242 0934. The line is open from 10:00 to 16:00 on Monday to Friday

Our helplines and enquiry services

We have dedicated helplines and enquiry services for equality and diversity, ethics, bullying and harassment and pupillage related enquiries, as well as the chambers management enquiry service. Visit the helplines and enquiries services page.


If you need support, our Assistance Programme is open 24/7. Find out about other support available on our Personal support page.

Our address

The Bar Council
289-293 High Holborn
London WC1V 7HZ

DX: 240 LDE

Getting here

The Bar Council's offices are located on High Holborn, a five minute walk from either Holborn or Chancery Lane tube stations.

  • The buses that operate along High Holborn are 8, 25, 242 and 521
  • Other buses around the Holborn area are 17, 45, 46 and 341. All these buses, except the 341, are wheelchair accessible.