Representing the Profession

The Bar of Ireland is the professional representative body for barristers that are members of the Law Library.  Members of the Law Library are provided with a wide range of services aimed at enabling them to provide an efficient and effective service to their clients, including representation, library and information services, IT services, CPD and more.

The Bar of Ireland represents members on a wide variety of Government and non-Government agencies including the Courts Service, Judicial Appointments Board and many other Committees and Commissions established by various Government Ministers.  The Bar of Ireland also works in conjunction with agencies such as the Courts Service, the Office of the Attorney General, the Director of Public Prosecutions, the Chief State Solicitor's Office, the Department of Justice and the Legal Aid Board.  

The Bar of Ireland regularly makes submissions and drafts reports on important topics within the legal sector and also represents the profession on any changes or matters affecting the profession, as may occur from time to time.

Submissions and reports made by The Bar of Ireland are available here.