Bar Council Annual Report 2016-17

Strategic aims 2014-17

What the Bar Council achieved against 2014-17 strategic objectives


Achieving our strategic aims 2014-17

Aim 1: Influence Policy

To be a powerful influence on the development and implementation of Government policy in order to secure the highest standards of justice, equity, integrity, access and efficiency in our justice system. 

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Aim 2: Support the profession

To provide leadership to equip the whole Bar to meet current and future challenges, and to help barristers to maintain and enhance the quality of their work, adapt to changing circumstances and operate more efficiently and effectively.

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Aim 3: Safeguard justice & the rule of law

To secure a sustainable role for the Bar as a key player in the maintenance of the rule of law and the efficient administration of justice as well as being the leading provider of high quality, value for money advocacy and specialist advice, and of candidates for the judiciary of the future.

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Aim 4: Promote the Bar

To secure a sustainable role for the Bar as a key player in the maintenance of the rule of law and the efficient administration of justice as well as being the leading provider of high quality, value for money advocacy and specialist advice, and of candidates for the judiciary of the future.

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Aim 5: Improve equality, diversity & social mobility

To promote equality and diversity across the Bar.

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Aim 6: Protect independent regulation

To promote and support the effective, independent regulation of the Bar through the BSB to ensure the highest standards of professional practice and to protect the public interest.

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Aim 7: Work with the Inns of Court

To work with the Council of the Inns of Court (COIC) and with each of the Inns to support their work in educating and training barristers, in maintaining the ethos and values of the Bar and helping them in their dealings with government, regulators and other external audiences.

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Aim 8: Deliver efficiency

To improve the effectiveness and the efficiency of the Bar Council to ensure that we can achieve these challenging aims.

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