Contact us and location

The London office

The Bar Council
289-293 High Holborn
London WC1V 7HZ
DX: 240 LDE

Tel: 020 7242 0082
Fax: 020 7831 9217

Getting Here

The Bar Council's offices are located on High Holborn, a five-minute walk from either Holborn or Chancery Lane tube stations.

The buses that operate along High Holborn are 8, 25, 242 and 521.

Other buses around the Holborn area are 17, 45, 46, 341 and N8. All these buses except the 341 are wheelchair accessible.


If you know which team or member of staff you wish to contact, please see the staff list for contact details. 

Contact regarding your Authorisation to Practice or to update any of your practicing details. The Records Office’s hours of operation is Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10:00 to 16:00 (Thursday - 09:30 to 15:30).

To contact us with a general query, please email

The Brussels office

The Bar Council of England and Wales
Brussels Office
Avenue des Nerviens 85
B-1040 Brussels

Tel: 00 322 230 4810
Fax: 00 322 230 4596

Contact us with an email query.

View a map and get directions to the Brussels office.