General Council of the Bar

An approved regulator of legal services, also called Bar Council

The Bar Council is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We include the Council here because of its public role as the approved regulator of the Bar of England and Wales.

61 requests
Dear Mrs Walden In response to your Freedom of Information request, the General Council for the Bar is not a public authority and so is not subject to...
Dear Mr Popescu In response to your Freedom of Information request, the General Council for the Bar is not a public authority and so is not subject to...
Dear Ms McGill In response to your latest Freedom of Information request, I note that my colleague Poli Avramidis, has previously told you that the Ge...
Barristers Philip Hodder and Duncan McNair, were asked by Ross Alldridge personal injury solicitors to give Counsel Opinion on the merits of taking a...
Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews. I am writing to request an internal review of General Council of th...
I have not received a response yet. By law the General Council of The Bar should normally have resoponded promptly within 20 days. Please acknowle...
I have not had a response yet. By law the General Council to the Bar should normally have promptly. and responded within 20 days Please can you a...
Dear Ms McGill,   I refer to your email below and the one you sent me on 19 April 2018.  Unfortunately, I cannot offer you any legal advice or wha...
Dear Ms Nolan, Thank you for your Freedom of Information request below. The General Council of the Bar is not a public authority and therefore, FoI Ac...
Dear Ms McGill, In response to your follow up question I would refer you to the links below for further information: https://www.barstandardsboard.or...
Dear Ms McGill, Thank you for your Freedom of Information request below. The General Council of the Bar is not a public authority and therefore, FoI A...
Dear Mr Haden, Thank you for your Freedom of Information request below. The General Council of the Bar is not a public authority and therefore, FoI Ac...
Dear Mr Peacher, Thank you for contacting us. As I explained in my previous email, The General Council of the Bar is not a public authority and theref...
Miss Isobel McCarroll
Response by General Council of the Bar to T Forbes on .

Long overdue.

Dear T Forbes, Reference: 1. [email address] 2. [FOI #440299 email] 3. [email address] Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom...
Costs
Response by General Council of the Bar to Sarah Critchley on .

Information not held.

Dear Ms Critchley, Thank you for your email below, which was passed on to me to respond. I am afraid you have asked a question related to a solicitor...
Miss Isobel McCarroll
Request sent to General Council of the Bar by T Forbes on .

Long overdue.

What training or qualifications does Miss Isobel McCarroll, 4 Breams Buildings, Chancery Lane, have for dealing with vulnerable or intimidated witne...
Miss Isobel McCarroll
Request sent to General Council of the Bar by T Forbes on .

Long overdue.

Could you please tell me how many, in either numbers or percentages, of historical sexual abuse cases Miss Isobel McCarroll, 4 Breams Buildings, Cha...
I would be grateful if you could provide me with the amount, either in numbers or percentages, of historical sexual abuse cases that have been defen...
Professional sanctions statistics
Request sent to General Council of the Bar by Mr M. B. Smith on .

Long overdue.

I understand that Bar Standards Board has responsibility for ensuring that proper standards are met by barristers, and that the BSB has the power to...
Please find the data on pupillages commenced in each legal year by ethnicity and gender below. Apologies for the lateness. Ethnicity Grouped 2014/15...
1.How many Barristers in practice are there currently, and what were the level of figures of Barristers holding practising certificates in the past...
1. We, Ismail Abdulhai Bhamjee and Mrs Saherabanu Ismail Bhamjee request your attention and consideration that the Bar Council and Bar Standards...
Mr Andrew Morrell Barrister
Response by General Council of the Bar to Mr. Powell on .

Long overdue.

Dear Mr Powell,   Given that your first enquiry as to the Nolan principles falls outside of the remit of the Professional Conduct Department, I ha...
Suing solicitors for fees
Response by General Council of the Bar to C Hooper on .

Long overdue.

Good afternoon C Hooper,   Regarding your query about fees cases:   It will take me some time to give this information.   Our Fees Collecti...
Dear Miss L Jones, Thank you for your email of 20 October 2016. I am afraid I am unfamiliar with the Private Bar Guilds and their requirement for barr...

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