Tag: The Bar Council

Barrister conducted ‘hearing under an umbrella’ due to leaky court roof, Bar Council report claims

Lawyers say they've endured 'sewage pouring down the walls' and 'flea infestations' too

Nov 17 2022 8:30am

Bar Council teams up with AI start-up to launch ‘anti-harassment app’

Barristers will be able to record and report inappropriate behaviour with the touch of a button

Sep 9 2019 12:55pm

Pride 2019: Lawyers take to London’s streets to celebrate LGBT+ rights

Pride Jubilee marked half-century since Stonewall uprising

Jul 8 2019 12:47pm

Bar chief writes to all chambers urging zero-tolerance approach to sexual harassment

Days after Twitter account exposing ‘endemic’ problem in profession went live

Nov 15 2017 3:30pm

Bar Council backs Truss’s calls for ‘wider pool of talent’ for judicial selection

Even though this means more non-barristers becoming judges

Nov 10 2016 4:20pm

Bar Council insists London will remain a global litigation centre as City law firms go into overdrive advising shaken clients

UK legal sector displays a stiff upper lip in wake of historic EU referendum result

Jun 24 2016 1:04pm

Bar Council brands BSB aptitude pass mark rise ‘inadequate’

Bar's regulator and representative body in stand-off over BPTC entrance exam

Mar 11 2016 8:39am

Pupillage Gateway will be moved to January from 2017

After previous false start the Bar Council finally gives date change the go-ahead

Jan 18 2016 7:28am

Crime doesn’t pay: Students who opt for bar glamour careers will always earn way less than kids who choose safe corporate route

Thinking of a career at the criminal bar? You could be over £40,000 better off working in Aldi

Dec 18 2015 11:57am

‘X-Factorish bollocks’: Bar Council slammed for endorsing junior barrister’s ‘Never give up!’ blog

UCL legal academic and top QC lead criticism of regulator for sharing touching story

Dec 7 2015 10:13am

New official ‘online hub’ tells young barristers to lose weight and stop 5-day benders

Young Barristers' Committee venture does, however, contain some useful snippets of advice

Oct 23 2015 9:09am

A BPTC graduate who brought 30 failed employment tribunal claims has been disbarred

After accumulating plenty of valuable work experience, his pupillage dream is over

Oct 22 2015 9:28am