If you are a barrister facing a complaint, you may find it
helpful to read our guidance
Assistance for barristers facing a
BMIF: The Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund (BMIF) can
provide advice and representation while we are investigating a
complaint, and in relation to any disciplinary action that may
follow. You can phone the BMIF on 020 7621 0405.
BCAS: The Bar Council operates the Barrister's
Complaints Advisory Service (BCAS). This is a list of barristers
who have volunteered to provide free advice and/or representation
to barristers subject to a complaint or disciplinary action.
For more information about expected time frames please see our