General Council of the Bar

An approved regulator of legal services, also called Bar Council

This authority is not subject to FOI law, so is not legally obliged to respond (details).

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.

The Bar Council's "regulatory arm" is called the Bar Standards Board. *

86 requests
'Sanctions Guidance Version 6 Consultation Draft September 2021' '4.15. Further, in some cases, a respondent may have acted in a way which mee...
The Bill Of Rights 1689
Response by General Council of the Bar to Sean Moran on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Moran   I attach a letter in response to your request below.   Yours sincerely   Hilary Pook Data Protection Officer The Bar Co...
Magna Carta (1215)
Response by General Council of the Bar to Sean Moran on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Moran   I attach a letter in response to your request below.   Yours sincerely   Hilary Pook Data Protection Officer The Bar Co...
Members of the bar on Tier 2 visa
Response by General Council of the Bar to Brian Dikoff on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Dikoff   I am afraid we don’t keep the data you are looking for.   The Bar Council only sponsors barristers on behalf of chambers, that...
Dear Mr Monks   We do not have a mechanism for internal reviews of Freedom of Information requests, as we are not subject to the Freedom of Inform...
Dear Andrew   If you have a concern about a barrister, you need to contact the Bar Standards Board. Please see this page on the BSB website:  ...
Barristers and DBS vetting
Response by General Council of the Bar to A. Marfo on .

Successful.

Dear Ms Marfo   I attach a letter in response to your request below.   Yours sincerely   Hilary Pook Data Protection Officer The Bar Co...
Dear C Nazareth   Rule RC21 is as stated on the website at [1]https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/the-bsb-handbook.html?part=E3FF76D3-9538-4B97-9...
My FOI request about misconduct investigation against the afore-mentioned barrister on the following thread https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request...
Behaviour in court
Request to General Council of the Bar by Sue. Annotated by Deb Williams on .

Awaiting classification.

It amazes us how many of these so-called 'professionals' act and many are not even instructed properly by council's apparently how many go on to become...
Lawful Basis
Response by General Council of the Bar to paul grant on .

Long overdue.

Dear Mr Grant   The General Council of the Bar is not subject formally to the Freedom of Information Act as we are not a public authority as outli...
Dear C Nazareth   The General Council of the Bar is not subject formally to the Freedom of Information Act as we are not a public authority as out...
Dear C Nazareth   The General Council of the Bar is not subject formally to the Freedom of Information Act as we are not a public authority as out...
Communications & Services
Response by General Council of the Bar to Daniel Leonard on .

Refused.

Dear Mr Leonard The General Council of the Bar is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act as we are not a public authority as outlined in Schedu...
Recruitment of Pupils// Statistics held by the BSB
Response by General Council of the Bar to Alice A on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ms Ayres Further to my email on 8 June, I attach a letter providing a full response to your questions, including additional information not inclu...
Search
Response by General Council of the Bar to mary glister on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Glister,   Thank you for your email.    I have checked our records, which return to the 1960’s and I confirm that we have no record of...
GE2019 postal vote data
Response by General Council of the Bar to Donovan Kiddick on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Kiddick The General Council of the Bar is not a local authority. The Bar Council is the lead representative body for barristers and, through t...
Dear Mr Moran As explained to you in my letter of 17 June, the General Council of the Bar are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act. We theref...
FOI request school patrol officers
Response by General Council of the Bar to Jon Parker-Dean on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Parker-Dean I'm assuming because we have the word 'Council' in our title you think we are a local authority? We are not. The General Council o...
HND LAW COURSE approved as QLD
Response by General Council of the Bar to Emilia Alexe on .

Partially successful.

Dear Emilia Alexe I apologise for the delay in replying. As I informed you before, this is not a Freedom of Information request, as you are not askin...
FOI Request - children's play areas
Response by General Council of the Bar to Jon Parker-Dean on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Parker-Dean In response to your FOI request about council-owned children's play areas, the General Council of the Bar represents barristers in...
Thank you for getting back to me on this matter. I apologise for not responding sooner, this document indeed answers my question. I intend to look t...
Duty owed to the Crown
Response by General Council of the Bar to Mr Frankham on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Frankham I write in response to your Freedom of Information request of 14 April. First, please note that the General Council of the Bar (incl...
Dear Ms Allen The Bar Council is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), as we are not a Public Authority as outlined in Schedule 1 of t...
Please find the data on pupillages commenced in each legal year by ethnicity and gender below. Apologies for the lateness. Ethnicity Grouped 2014/15...

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