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Discover why you should join the Midland Circuit.

Membership of the Midland Circuit offers a range of benefits. The Midland Circuit includes some of the country’s finest advocates from all areas of law. As a member, you will be joining their ranks and benefiting from an invaluable support network. The Circuit offers members high quality representation and a variety of enriching educational and social opportunities

In the words of the Circuit Leader Michelle Heeley QC, “the Midland Circuit exists to support the interests of all its members”. Members have access to high quality training at negligible cost. They will receive expert representation, for example, in regards to government issues affecting barristers. And they are encouraged to partake in a varied programme of social events.

You can manage your membership on our website, including your personal profile and bio, where other members can find out who you are and what you do. You can see all upcoming events and receive news that is relevant to you. You have access to details about members through the member directory. And you can view and download a range of useful documents.

Find out more about Midland Circuit membership below.

Why Join the Circuit?

  • Advice & Representation
  • Support
  • Education & Training
  • Women's Forum
  • Wellbeing
  • Social Functions
  • Advice & Representation

    Representation from the Leader, Officers and Committee on all issues affecting the Bar locally and nationally.

  • Support

    Support from Circuit Officers & other Barristers practicing in the Midlands.

  • Education & Training

    Education and training through pupillage, new practitioner level and continuing education for established practitioners.

  • Women's Forum

    Aimed at maximising potential through professional development, networking and support for women on the Midland Circuit.

  • Wellbeing

    We are actively seeking to support with mental health and wellbeing challenges facing the profession.

  • Social Functions

    The Midland Circuit hosts a varied calendar of events including Grand Nights, Bar Messes and dinners.

Membership Benefits

Member Directory

Browse the full contact directory of Midland Circuit members. Search by name or avatar and find contact details at speed. Read and educate yourself on the experience and expertise of other members in personal profiles.

Event Calendar

Keep up-to-date with all the upcoming Midland Circuit events. When required you can also pre-book event places or show your interest in attending. We provide all the information you need to gain the most out of our funded events.

Online Training

Our members can get access to a library of online training sessions, ranging from pre-recorded videos to live-interactive zoom calls. Our Education & Training team ensure that our training sessions meet the highest standards and span a wide range of legal topics.

Membership Management

Login and maintain your Midland Circuit Membership online. We will remind you of any ourstanding fees and keep your account up-to-date at all times.

Personal Profile & Bio

Maintain your own personal profile and mini bio within the Midland Circuit website. Ensure all other members know who you are and what you do. We also have the option of uploading a personal avatar image so other members can put a face to a name. Providing your contact information also gives other members a quick and easy way to find out how to contact you.

Download Documents

Download useful Midland Circuit documentation as and when you need it. We will collect a single resource of everything you may need. If you think something is missing, let us know.

Join the Circuit

If you wish to join the Circuit, please contact the Circuit Administrator for the necessary application forms.

Prospective members will require a proposer and seconder from two active members of the Midland Circuit.

Subscription are currently as follows:

  • Up to 5 years call£50.00/per year
  • Over 5 years call£100.00/per year
  • Silks£150.00/per year
  • General Membership£30.00/per year

    Door tenants, MPs, maternity leave and retired members

Subscriptions are collected on 2nd January of each year


If you are already a member of the Circuit you can login to your account below. If you haven’t logged in before or have forgotten your password, provide your email address to receive a password reset link.
If you have any further issues, please contact [email protected].
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