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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.
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.
Help for students and pupils
These resources have been designed specifically for those who have completed their BPTC and for pupils up to tenancy.
Find out what Wellbeing at the Bar aims to achieve.
Policy & practice
Guidance on how to introduce wellbeing policies and initiatives and on tackling a wellbeing issue in chambers.
Logos and banners to help you to promote wellbeing.
Examples of successful wellbeing initiatives adopted by chambers, Specialist Bar Associations and the Inns of Court.
Support for barristers
Who to talk to, how to get help in coping with the pressures and demands of life at the Bar.
Support for clerks and staff
Who to talk to and how to get help, resources are for clerks and staff themselves.
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.
The confidential 24/7 helpline with access to counselling for barristers, pupils, clerks and chambers’ staff.
The Bar Council has introduced a Certificate of Recognition as a means of acknowledging the huge efforts made across the profession to support the wellbeing of barristers, clerks and chambers' staff.
"11KBW has taken a clear and considered approach to wellbeing with an evidence based strategy, clear governance arrangements and an impressive array of well thought out initiatives."