11 December 2018

Open consultations

Consultation on fees and charges for the authorisation and supervision of Authorised Education and Training Organisations (AETOs) by the Bar Standards Board

The closing date for this consultation is on 1 March 2019

Consultation on the Bar Standards Board's strategic programme for 2019-22

The closing date for this consultation is 5pm on 10 December 2018.

Response to the Competition and Market Authority's Recommendations: Rules Consultation on Transparency Standards

Consultation closes at Friday 14 December 2018 at 5pm.

Read the draft guidance, which the BSB has developed to help the Bar comply with the new transparency standards rules when they come into force:

  1. Introduction to the guidance;
  2. Mandatory transparency rules for all self-employed barristers, chambers and BSB entities;
  3. Additional transparency rules for those undertaking Public Access work;
  4. Additional best practice on transparency for all (which goes beyond the mandatory rules);
  5. Checklists to help with compliance, and information about the BSB's supervision and enforcement strategy; and
  6. Annexes, including examples of required transparency for certain Public Access services.