• 23 May 2018 - Richard Atkins QC has been elected as Chair of the Bar for 2019. Amanda Pinto QC and Grant Warnsby have been elected as Vice Chair of the Bar and Treasurer of the Bar respectively.

  • 18 May 2018 - Yesterday’s report from the Justice Select Committee highlighted concerns over plans to increase the small claims limit to £5,000 which, according to the Bar Council, could undermine access to justice for those injured in accidents.

  • 16 May 2018 - The Bar Council of England and Wales and the Bar Human Rights Committee (BHRC) have written jointly to Prime Minister Theresa May, urging her to voice concerns over Turkey’s ongoing and large-scale prosecution of judges, lawyers, journalists and human rights defenders with the Turkish President when the two meet on Tuesday 15 May.

  • 8 May 2018 - What is it the Bar Council does? Here is just a glimpse of some of the things the Bar Council did in April 2018.

  • 4 May 2018 - The legal professions of England and Wales – solicitors, barristers, and Chartered Legal Executives – are joining together to mark Pride events in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Cardiff, and at the flagship march in London in July led by the heads of the professions.