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Help for barristers

Barristers inherently face very specific challenges on a daily basis. If you need some help click on support to find contact details and advice on seeking support.

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Help for clerks and staff

The professional lives of clerks and chambers’ staff include many potential stressors. If you don’t know how to broach an issue, want advice on your options.

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Help for students and pupils

These resources have been designed specifically for those who have completed their BPTC and for pupils up to tenancy.

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Our vision

Find out what Wellbeing at the Bar aims to achieve.

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Policy & practice

Guidance on how to introduce wellbeing policies and initiatives and on tackling a wellbeing issue in chambers.

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Media pack

Logos and banners to help you to promote wellbeing.

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Case studies

Examples of successful wellbeing initiatives adopted by chambers, Specialist Bar Associations and the Inns of Court.

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Support for barristers

Who to talk to, how to get help in coping with the pressures and demands of life at the Bar.

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Support for clerks and staff

Who to talk to and how to get help, resources are for clerks and staff themselves.

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Support for students and pupils

Who to talk to and how to get help for those who have completed their BPTC and for pupils up to tenancy.

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Assistance programme

The confidential 24/7 helpline with access to counselling for barristers, pupils, clerks and chambers’ staff.

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Certificate of Recognition May 2024



We are pleased to announce that the following chambers have recently been awarded a Wellbeing Certificate of Recognition:

  • 1 Crown Office Row Chambers, Brighton
  • 2 Hare Court
  • 3 Verulam Buildings
  • 4PB
  • Devon Chambers
  • One Essex Court
  • Park Square Barristers
  • Pump Court Tax Chambers
  • Serjeants’ Inn Chambers
  • Temple Garden Chambers
  • The Barrister Group
  • Wilberforce Chambers


Chambers who have secured the new certificates have put emphasis on regular structured practice review for all barristers, having diverse and inclusive events for all and taking steps to rebuild chambers as a thriving community.

Applications for the October 2024 round are now open and will close on 30th September 2024. Applications from chambers, SBAs, Circuits, and Inns of Court are welcome.

Guidance on how to make an application and application forms.

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