Legal Professional Guide: Legal Organisations, United Kingdom
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The Law Society is based in Chancery Lane, London with offices in Wales and Brussels, and officers in the English regions. In 1823, several prominent attorneys met to call for the formation of The London Law...
Bar Standards Board
The Bar Standards Board regulates barristers called to the Bar in England and Wales in the public interest. The Bar Council provides representation, support and services for barristers in England and Wales. The...
Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx)
Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) is the professional association and governing body for Chartered Legal Executives, other legal practitioners and paralegals in England and Wales. The Institute of Legal...
An executive agency of the Lord Chancellor's Department, providing administrative support to a number of courts and tribunals in England and Wales, including the High Court, the Crown Court and the county courts.
General Council of the Bar of England and Wales
The General Council of the Bar (Bar Council) was formed in 1894 to deal with matters of professional etiquette. In 1974, the Bar Council and the governing body of the Inns, the Senate, combined to form the Senate of...