Join Bar in the Community

To join the Bar in the Community mailing list and receive some suggestions of potential trustee positions and other vacancies please complete the following form.

When you submit this application, the information you have provided will be sent by email to BIC. A copy will also be sent to your email address for your records. Please note that email is not a secure medium and therefore you should not submit personal or confidential information via this form.

If you wish to submit personal or confidential information to BIC then you may prefer to download the application form to complete by hand and return by post instead.

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Areas of interest

Which type of charity or charitable cause(s) would interest you?

Your skills and experience

If you have any skills, knowledge or experience relevant to the areas you are interested in volunteering in then please provide details of these below.

If you have been involved in pro bono or voluntary work previously then please provide details of this below.

It is helpful both for us to understand why barristers choose to engage with us and when matching you with opportunities to know what motivates you. Please try to identify why you are interested in volunteering.


Bar in the Community will process your information for internal use and for the purpose of introducing you to voluntary organisations (with your further permission). Your information will not be sold to any third parties or used for unauthorised mailings.


Barrister or legal professional?

Bar in the Community undertakes to encourage and facilitate voluntary work by lawyers and others working in the legal sector in their local communities.

Member of the public seeking help?

If you are a member of the public in need of help from a barrister and you are ineligible for legal aid and cannot afford to pay then please visit the Bar Pro Bono Unit website for further information and assistance.