Barrister

October 11, 2019
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Everything You Need to Know About The Bar Course Aptitude Test (BCAT)

Article by Hannah Forsyth One of the key steps to securing a place on the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) is to pass the Bar Course Aptitude Test (BCAT). […]
September 20, 2019
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Mini Pupillages: The Comprehensive Guide

Mini Pupillages are an essential part of training to be a barrister – you’ll find it very difficult to find a pupillage without at least a […]
July 15, 2019
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The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 15th July

The round-up of the stories that a budding Student Lawyer should be aware of this week: New Reforms to Bar Training The Future Bar Training reforms […]
July 5, 2019
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The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 1st July

The round-up of the stories that a budding Student Lawyer should be discussing at their interviews this week: Criminal Law Increase on Online Sexual Offenses Against […]
July 1, 2019

Everything You Need to Know about the Changes to Future Bar Training

The next two years will see a major overhaul of the established routes to legal qualification in England and Wales.  For prospective solicitors, the Solicitors Qualification […]
June 18, 2019
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The Future Lawyer Weekly Update – w/c 17th June

Your round-up of the stories that you should discuss at interview this week: Criminal Law Does the CPS need a review in deciding whether to pursue […]
June 15, 2019

ICCA Plans Major Overhaul of Barrister Training

Readers of The Student Lawyer will be well aware of the expense and uncertainties surrounding the long road to becoming a barrister.  The fees alone for […]
February 16, 2015
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The Cab-Rank Rule – Time For Reform?

“The Cab-Rank rule” is something deeply embedded in to the Bar’s culture. It defines profession’s instinctive commitment to provide access to justice. Under this rule barristers […]
January 24, 2012
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The Golden Rules of Advocacy – Review

If you are considering a career at the Bar, then there is one thing that you cannot escape. The ‘A’ word: advocacy. Indeed, it is why […]