Equality and diversity helpline
The Bar Council offers a confidential equality and diversity
helpline to all pupils and members of the Bar. The direct line
telephone number is 020 7611 1321.
Additionally, our Head of Equality and Diversity, Sam Mercer, can provide assistance on
the following topics:
- Implementing the Equality and Diversity Code, the maternity and
parental leave guidelines in chambers
- Making reasonable adjustments and making chambers and services
accessible to people with disabilities
- Implementing the AG and CPS Equality and Diversity Expectations
Statements for chambers, and
- Confidential advice to members of the profession, staff and
members of chambers, employed barristers, pupils and Bar students
about any equality and diversity, parental leave or harassment
Please note that we are unable to provide legal advice.