News and press releases

  • 6 November 2017 - Bar Council rolls out mobile friendly ethics tool

  • 6 November 2017 - As a growing number of free legal advice clinics pop up in GP surgeries and healthcare centres, legal charities and professional bodies behind this year’s National Pro Bono Week are drawing attention to the link between pro bono legal advice and health.

  • 6 November 2017 - Tanya Murshed of 1MCB Chambers has won this year’s Sydney Elland Goldsmith Bar Pro Bono Award for her outstanding commitment to assisting vulnerable individuals convicted of capital offences in Uganda over four and a half years on a pro bono basis.

  • 4 November 2017 - The Bar has confounded decades of critics and doomsayers through fearlessness and competition for excellence, Chair of the Bar Andrew Langdon QC told the 32nd Annual Bar and Young Bar Conference today.

  • 1 November 2017 - What is it the Bar Council does? Here is just a glimpse of some of the things the Bar Council did in October 2017.

  • 1 November 2017 - The Bar Council has responded to today’s announcement from the Bar Standards Board (BSB) on changes to the shared parental leave policy.

  • 30 October 2017 - The Bar Council has responded to the Lord Chancellor’s announcement today of a post-legislative review of LASPO 2012.

  • 27 October 2017 - Responding to the HMCTS prospectus published this week, Chair of the Bar Andrew Langdon QC said: “I welcome the fact that there is now a determination by HMCTS to engage in wider consultation. It is obviously important that those at the coalface who have experience of what happens in court, are consulted."