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Monitoring Work Distribution Toolkit Part 1: Sex

Purpose: Toolkit to assist chambers in using income data to identify and address disparities in distribution of work.
Scope of application: All barristers and chambers
Issued by: The Retention Panel and Equality Diversity and Social Mobility Committee
First reviewed: 18/12/2020
Last reviewed: 18/12/2020
Status and effect: Please see the notice at end of this page. This is not "guidance" for the purposes of the BSB Handbook I6.4.

This toolkit has been designed by the Bar Council in consultation with the Bar Council’s Retention Panel.

This toolkit provides chambers with guidance as to the ways in which monitoring income/receipts can be done and used to assess the distribution of income and the equitable distribution of work. The focus of this toolkit is sex. It provides practical guidance on how to monitor income data and what steps to take if problems are identified.


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This document has been prepared by the Bar Council to assist barristers on matters of professional conduct and ethics. It is not “guidance” for the purposes of the BSB Handbook I6.4, and neither the BSB nor a disciplinary tribunal nor the Legal Ombudsman is bound by any views or advice expressed in it. It does not comprise – and cannot be relied on as giving – legal advice. It has been prepared in good faith, but neither the Bar Council nor any of the individuals responsible for or involved in its preparation accept any responsibility or liability for anything done in reliance on it. For fuller information as to the status and effect of this document, please see here.

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