News and press releases

  • 20 September 2013 - The Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, has today published the second edition of its annual report, ‘Representing the Bar’, focusing on its representational activities, which details performance against the three-year Strategic and Business Plan, which the Bar Council approved in 2011.

  • 19 September 2013 - Further to the earlier notice of the elections for the 2014 Bar Council, an additional vacancy in the category of self-employed Queen’s Counsel has arisen (two-year term).

  • 17 September 2013 - The Bar Council would like to issue an apology to the LSB and a correction of figures stated in error in a press release entitled: Bar Council calls for 'new approach to regulation' publishing alternative model.

  • 16 September 2013 - The Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, will make its case to parliamentarians across the political spectrum to protect access to justice and highlight the important contribution that the Bar makes to civic life and the economy at the Annual Party Conferences.

  • 12 September 2013 - Update for the profession: The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Bar of England and Wales will be held at 11:00 on Saturday 21 September 2013 in the Oak Room of the Bar Council (289-293 High Holborn, London). It will be preceded by a meeting of the Bar Council.

  • 6 September 2013 - The Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, has today welcomed the Government’s plans to consult on further potential measures for reform of judicial review.

  • 5 September 2013 - The Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, has today responded to the publication of the Ministry of Justice’s new legal aid consultation.