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. *

83 requests

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Reconsideration of a dismissed complaint
Clarification sent to General Council of the Bar by ismail on .

Partially successful.

This is the email received from you which I responded: Dear Mrs Ismail, Your Freedom of Information Request dated 30 October 2012 has been passe...
Length of time To investigate a complaint
Request sent to General Council of the Bar by ismail on .

Handled by postal mail.

I made a complaint about Ms Kuljit bhogal in September 2011. The complaint was dealt by Catherine Mitchell and she kept the file for long. Later t...
Dear Mrs Ismail, Thank you for your inquiry. I would suggest that your question is better posed to the Bar Standards Board, the independent regulator...
Enquiry about barrister's conduct
Request sent to General Council of the Bar by ismail on .

Long overdue.

We were represented by a barrister who acted on probono. He represented us in a court's hearing but lost the case. Currently he is afraid that he...
Dear Ms [last name removed],   Thank you for your message of 8 April with a copy of your appeal to the Information Commissioner in response to the...
Complaint about a barrister
Response by General Council of the Bar to ismail on .

Partially successful.

Dear Mrs Ismail, Thank you for your enquiry. Whilst the Bar Council and Bar Standards Board are not bound by the Freedom of Information Act, the Bar S...
Request for information
Internal review request sent to General Council of the Bar by Stuart on .

Awaiting internal review.

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...
Dr Peter Jefferys
Request sent to General Council of the Bar by Dr Helen Bright on .

Successful.

Dr Peter Jefferys was a lay member of Complaints and Conduct Committee. Was he appointed or elected? For how long was he appointed or elected? I kno...

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