Publications

  • June 2018

    26 June 2018 - Barristers' Working Lives 2017: Harassment and bullying report indicates that reports of harassment or bullying and discrimination within the barristers' profession, as well as reports of observations of harassment or bullying and discrimination, have increased in comparison with previous years. (PDF, 746 KB)

  • May 2018

    31 May 2018 - The Bar Council's 'Barristers' Working Lives 2017: Barristers' attitudes towards their working lives reveals that barristers across England and Wales are struggling with a number of factors affecting their overall working lives, such as workload, stress, and work-life balance. (PDF, 906 KB)

  • December 2017

    8 December 2017 - Brexit Paper no. 25 looks at the legal and historic links between the EU, the internal market and customs union, and how the UK could negotiate a reduced role for the ECJ as well as tighter controls on EU worker migration while protecting key economic interests. (PDF, 703 KB)

  • November 2017

    30 November 2017 - The Bar Council's briefing to policy-makers on administrative detention and the implications for the Rule of Law. (PDF, 512 KB)

  • September 2017

    26 September 2017 - This briefing provides 2017 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, 3 MB)

  • June 2017

    23 June 2017 - This third edition of the Brexit Papers represents an expansion of the legal fields covered in previous editions, and now includes acquired rights, WTO, agriculture, fisheries, product standards, public procurement, environment, dispute resolution and the CJEU. (PDF, 522 KB)

  • November 2016

    8 November 2016 - Research from the Bar Council, the representative body for all barristers in England & Wales, on employed barristers (PDF, 1 MB)