17 January 2019

New BSB Handbook and Entity Regulation

We are consulting on the new BSB Handbook and our proposals to become a regulator of entities. You can download the consultation below or attend our roadshows for further information:

Consultation Part I

Consultation Part II

Annex 1 : How to respond and list of consultees

Annex 2 : Draft BSB Handbook 


Code of Conduct

Scope of practice, authorisation and licensing

-  Enforcement rules

    -  Complaints Rules

    -  Disciplinary Tribunal Regulations

    -  Interim Suspension and Disqualification Rules

    -  Interventions and Divestiture

    -  Definitions

Annex 3 : Interim Equality Analysis 


Consultation Feedback Form Part 1

Consultation Feedback Form Part 2

We would prefer to receive responses to the consultation by email but hard copy responses are also welcome. Responses should be sent to entityregulation@barstandardsboard.org.uk by the closing date of Friday, 29 June 2012. Alternatively responses can be posted to:


Ben Scanlon
Bar Standards Board
289-293 High Holborn