Tag: Bar Council

Garrick Club: Bar Council issues warning to lawyer members

'Exclusionary spaces do not foster support between colleagues'

Mar 28 2024 12:09pm

Young barristers report lower levels of overall wellbeing

Crime and family worst by practice area

Feb 7 2024 8:49am

Barristers warned against risks of ChatGPT

But Bar Council says AI use not 'inherently improper'

Feb 1 2024 8:54am

Barristers given fresh guidance on social media behaviour 

'Strike balance' between human rights and professional obligations, says regulator

Sep 21 2023 8:00am

Bar chief: Move ‘call’ post-pupillage to clear up confusion around barrister title

'Problem is readily fixable', says Nick Vineall KC

Sep 14 2023 9:57am

Bar Council elects first Black vice chair

Barbara Mills KC starts in the role from January 2024

May 24 2023 9:12am

New report reveals 34% pay gap between male and female barristers

Pay disparity remains substantial despite narrowing slightly

Oct 25 2022 12:06pm

Bar Council and northern law firm Ward Hadaway hit by cyber attacks

Criminals continue to target profession

Apr 28 2022 10:49am

Give pupillage seekers better feedback, urge rookie barristers

Respondents to Bar Council survey also call on chambers to ditch rejection by silence

Apr 5 2022 10:19am

One in six young barristers want to quit, new report finds

Workloads and mental health among reasons for ditching the wig and gown

Jan 26 2022 2:13pm

Re-think training and support of junior barristers, says incoming bar chief

WhatsApp groups no substitute for chambers camaraderie

Dec 8 2021 10:58am

Bar report: Ethnic minorities find it harder to secure pupillage

'There is a need to tone down your blackness' during interviews, one junior barrister told researchers

Nov 8 2021 12:02pm

Don’t scrap the bar aptitude test, urges Bar Council. Up the pass mark instead

BSB mulls ditching entry exam after report found fewer than 1% of wannabe barristers fail to pass it

Oct 25 2021 9:17am

Competition for pupillage fiercer than ever, Bar Council report finds

Number of applicants chasing each pupillage spot 'steadily increasing' every year

Sep 29 2021 9:23am

Help Afghan lawyers escape ‘perilous future’ under Taliban rule, urge legal groups

Law Society, Bar Council and Bar Human Rights Committee 'gravely concerned' about fate of at least 250 female judges

Aug 17 2021 10:23am