January

  • 27 January 2017 - The Bar Human Rights Committee (BHRC) and the Bar Council have today urged Prime Minister Theresa May to address ongoing human rights violations in Turkey when she meets with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan this Saturday. In an open letter to the Prime Minister, BHRC and the Bar Council have highlighted the systematic persecution of lawyers and judges in Turkey, particularly in the months following the unsuccessful coup of 15 July 2016.

  • 27 January 2017 - The Bar Council has responded to the BSB’s annual Diversity at the Bar report, published today. Chairman of the Bar, Andrew Langdon QC said:“I am urging all barristers, whatever their backgrounds, to disclose their diversity data when they renew their practising certificates this year."

  • 24 January 2017 - Citizenship classes to tackle thorny question

  • 22 January 2017 - The Chairman of the Bar Andrew Langdon QC has backed the Lord Chancellor’s comments on post-Brexit civil justice cooperation.

  • 17 January 2017 - The Chairman of the Bar, Andrew Langdon QC said: “Today’s speech from the Prime Minister has provided some much needed clarity on the Government’s direction of travel over Brexit.

  • 12 January 2017 - The Chairman of the Bar, Andrew Langdon QC, has congratulated the 113 newly appointed Queen’s Counsel.

  • 9 January 2017 - What is it the Bar Council does? Here's a glimpse of just some of the work we have done in December 2016.

  • 5 January 2017 - Young Barristers’ Committee backs new proposals