Professional Standards

Barristers in Northern Ireland are committed to providing the highest levels of professional conduct and practice with honour and integrity.

Every barrister called to the Bar of Northern Ireland is subject to the Code of Conduct of the Bar of Northern Ireland. The Code of Conduct sets out the standards of professional conduct and practice required of barristers in this jurisdiction.

Click here for more information on the Bar Code of Conduct.

Resuming Practice - Rule 6.7 of the Code of Conduct

A barrister seeking to resume practice after a period of more than 12 months without having held a Practising Certificate must now complete a Resuming Practice Application, Declaration and Undertaking form.

The form should be completed and returned to marked for the attention of the Chief Executive.