Our governance structures are underpinned by our:


Standing orders for joint BSB and Bar Council Committees.

You can download these documents by clicking the links above.

The Board has established a governance framework through which it delivers our regulatory objectives.  This includes a scheme of delegations to the Executive through which regulatory work is authorised, and which is available as Appendix 13 to the Governance Manual above.

All Board and committee members are committed to upholding the Seven Principles of Public Life, as recommended by the Committee on Standards in Public Life.

The Board also has in place protocol agreements with the Bar Council as follows: