Contractual Terms


From 31st January 2013 amendments to the Code of Conduct of the Bar Council of Engand and Wales come into effect. With the approval of the Legal Services Board and the Bar Standards Board (BSB), the regulatory body for barristers in England and Wales, new Standard Contractual Terms will replace the existing Terms of Work on which Barristers offer their Services and the Withdrawal of Credit Scheme (for new instructions received after 31st January 2013).

Unless expressly notified in writing, the members of 18 St John Street Chambers will only, where relevent, accept intructions under the terms of the Bar Council Standard Contractual Terms (see below).

For further details of the changes please visit the following;

– The Bar Standards Board (New Standard Contractual Terms)

– Standard Contractual Terms (Annex T to the Bar Code of Conduct)

– Contractual Terms for Civil (Non-Family) Legal Aid Work (Bar Council Guidance Document)

– Standard Contractual Terms for Civil (Non-Family) Legal Aid Work


For further information or to discuss the effect of the changes, please contact;

John HammondSenior Clerk

Direct Line: 0161 278 8202 Email: jhammond@18sjs.com

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