• 26 November 2014 - The Bar Council, the Law Society and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) have prepared a briefing note urging members of parliament to protect judicial review, the legal process which enables individuals to challenge unlawful Government decision-making. (PDF, 1 MB)

  • 23 October 2014 - The Young Bar Magazine is an annual publication compiled by the Young Barristers' Committee, with this year's theme being 'Justice in Jeopardy'. (PDF, 1 MB)

  • 19 September 2014 - The Bar Council has published the third edition of its annual report, 'Representing the Bar', which focuses on the organisation's representational activities and performance against key strategic aims for 2013-14. (PDF, 1 MB)

  • 19 September 2014 - This Briefing provides 2014 Party Conference delegates with background information about the key public policy issues and legislation with which the Bar of England and Wales is currently concerned. (PDF, 872 KB)

  • 18 September 2014 - The Bar Council has published a report, based on interviews and a survey of legal practitioners, assessing the impact of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO) 2012 on our system of justice a year after implementation in April 2013. (PDF, 1 MB)

  • 14 July 2014 - The Bar Council and the Bar Standards Board have published the third Bar Barometer report. This edition reports on the trends in the demographic profile of the Bar and the profile of law students between 2007 to 2011/12. (PDF, 1 MB)

  • 18 June 2014 - The Bar Council and the Bar Standards Board have released results from the second biennial survey of the Bar from 2011 to 2013. The report covers employment status, practice area, working area, working hours, earnings, career aspirations, and views about the profession. (PDF, 3 MB)