Other vacancies

To all practising employed Juniors under 7 years' in practice: notice of a Bar Council vacancy 

Following the resignation of a Bar Council member, a Bar Council vacancy has arisen in the category of 'employed Junior under 7 years' in practice'. In line with Part II, 7(d) of the Bar Council's constitution, this vacancy may now be filled by appointment.  The term will commence as soon as is practicable and end on 31 December 2018. 

Expressions of interest are therefore invited from practisingemployed Juniors under 7 years' in practicewho wish to join Bar Council.All candidates must be employed juniorswho first became eligible for a full practising certificate less than 7 years before the date of their election.  All candidates must hold a valid practising certificate.  

Candidates are asked to submit a short statement of no more than 200 words to demonstrate their suitability for the post by Tuesday 30 May 2017 to Elections@BarCouncil.org.uk. These statements will be circulated to Bar Council 2017 members who will each vote for their preferred candidate. It is anticipated that the results will be made known in mid-June 2017 and ratified at the Bar Council meeting on 8 July 2017. 

Further information regarding membership of Bar Council can be found in the Constitution, here. Alternatively, please email Elections@BarCouncil.org.uk with any queries you may have.

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To all practising self-employed Juniors under 7 years' in practice: notice of a Bar Council vacancy 

Following the resignation of a Bar Council member, a Bar Council vacancy has arisen in the category of 'self-employed Junior under 7 years' in practice'.   In line with Part II, 7(d) of the Bar Council's constitution, this vacancy may now be filled by appointment.  The term will commence as soon as is practicable and end on 31 December 2017.  Although this is a short term appointment, it nevertheless provides a unique opportunity for an individual to get involved in the work of the Bar Council. 

Expressions of interest are therefore invited from practisingself-employed Juniors under 7 years' in practicewho wish to join Bar Council.All candidates must be self-employed juniorswho first became eligible for a full practising certificate less than 7 years before the date of their election.  All candidates must hold a valid practising certificate.  

Candidates are asked to submit a short statement of no more than 200 words to demonstrate their suitability for the post by Thursday 1 June 2017 to Elections@BarCouncil.org.uk. These statements will be circulated to Bar Council 2017 members who will each vote for their preferred candidate. It is anticipated that the results will be made known in mid-June 2017 and ratified at the Bar Council meeting on 8 July 2017. 

Further information regarding membership of Bar Council can be found in the Constitution, here. Alternatively, please email Elections@BarCouncil.org.uk with any queries you may have.