Barrister qualifications and training

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1. Upon completion of the BPTC they are...

  • Called to the Bar
  • Required to complete a pupilage of two six month periods
  • Officially a barrister and able to practice
  • Required to complete an LPC
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2. What is the GDL and CPE?

  • Barrister training courses
  • Law conversion courses
  • Qualifying barrister degree
  • Work experience training at a barrister's office

3. What is the first step to becoming a barrister?

  • Completing A-Levels
  • Becoming a solicitor
  • Studying LLB Law at university
  • Studying any subject at university followed by a CPE or GDL

4. How long is the GDL or CPE

  • 1 year full time, 2 years part time
  • 6 months full time, 1 year part time
  • 2 years full time, 3 years part time
  • 8 week long course

5. What does CPE stand for?

  • Common Professional Examination
  • Court Prior Examination
  • Common Pupilage Examination
  • Common Practice Examination


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