An Introduction to Bar Council's Equality and Diversity Activity
The Bar Council has a strategic aim 'to promote equality and
diversity across the
Bar' and seeks to create 'a profession representative of all, for
Our objectives can be summarised as follows:
Widen Access (Getting In)
Improve Retention (Staying On)
Support Progression (Getting On)
Delivered via Information, Training, Advice and
Our Equality and Diversity Strategy (2014-17) is available here.
Evaluation of progress
Published equality data serves as an evidence base against which
we regularly review our progress.
In addition to the data reports we publish to comply with the Public
Sector Equality Duty, we also publish:
We publish an
action plan showing our objectives, activities, milestones
Equality impact analysis
The Bar Council conducts equality analysis on all new
If you would like further information please contact Sam Mercer.