STEP Membership Benefits

STEP membership ensures that you remain at the forefront of your profession and gives you access to an array of benefits

The Bar Standards Board

STEP  is listed in the First Schedule of the Licensed Access Recognition Regulations (Professional Associations or Ombudsman Services) as approved by the Bar Standard Board.

This license permits all Full members of STEP, whose registered place of business is within England and Wales to instruct barristers directly either on their own behalf or on behalf of their employers, employees, clients and customers to obtain advice and representation in all courts and tribunals in England and Wales, and for arbitration, adjudication, and mediation.

The Licensed Access Recognition Regulations may be viewed here

Member Benefits

The table below shows the various member benefits available at each level of STEP membership.

As noted in the table below, members are eligible for special rates on certain third-party products, including publications, hotels, other associations and services. View member discounts here (you will need to log in).

View the STEP Member Benefits and Services table as a PDF here.