Membership application form

How to apply

To apply for full membership please complete this application form and proceed to payment for the appropriate subscription. Your application will be considered at the next full Committee meeting.

Subscription rates

The current annual subscription rates are:

  • London practitioners - £130 p.a.
  • Out-of-London practitioners - £80 p.a.

The subscription relates to the calendar year and is payable by new members joining in the course of the year. A reduced rate of £65 (London) or £40 (out of London) is payable by new members joining after 1 July.


If you have any questions about how to apply, please contact Francesca Compton, the Administrator of the ChBA, by email at

Our Privacy Notice is set out on our website at - This explains how your data will be used by the ChBA and by submitting this application you are taken to consent to this. The details you provide will be used for ChBA purposes only, unless you otherwise consent. If your personal details change at any time please let us know at once.

Your name and address

Details of your practice
A practising barrister in independent practice at the Bar of England and Wales
A barrister who has been called to the Bar of England and Wales and is now employed in England and Wales

If you have been in practice for more than three years and your practice is not primarily Chancery Work, you must also write to the Hon. Secretary at explaining in detail how you (i) intend, and (ii) are likely to develop a practice which consists primarily of Chancery Work.

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