Equality and diversity training
In 2016-17, the Bar Council continued to offer a range of training sessions for chambers on equality and diversity including 11 ‘Introduction to E&D’ training sessions, five bespoke sessions for chambers, five ‘Advanced E&D’ courses, and one bespoke course in Nottingham at the request of a Circuit based chambers. The team also delivered training for Bar Council committee members in March 2017.
The introductory sessions are designed for barristers, chambers' Equality and Diversity Officers, practice managers and clerks. The sessions aim to develop a greater understanding of diversity issues through a series of practical case studies and include summary of the legal and regulatory duties. These sessions are free to clerks and other chambers staff and to barristers who pay the Bar Representation Fee.
Contact and further information
The Bar Council
289-293 High Holborn