An effective campaigning voice and vibrant magazine, it covers the key issues facing the Bar and legal system in an independent, lively and informative fashion, in addition to profiles, conference reports, personal finance, arts reviews, chambers' announcements and the witty and irreverent 'agony uncle' column for lighter moments.
A distinguished editorial board, mainly drawn from the ranks of practising barristers, works closely with the editorial team to produce a vibrant monthly magazine. With a distribution to 24,000 barristers, Counsel is one of the largest circulation legal magazines in the UK.
With a controlled circulation of 24,000, Counsel is the only magazine to reach every barrister in England and Wales. The readership commands an extraordinary purchasing power both in a professional and private capacity. Counsel is the perfect publication to gain a response from a highly affluent audience. The total annual income of the Bar is approximately £1.5bn, with median average receipts for barristers with more than 10 years’ of call £80,900.