Barrister qualifications and training

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

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

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

3. Which combination are core subjects?

  • Criminal law, tort law and public law
  • Employment law, public international law, family law
  • English legal system, legal method
  • Human rights, jurisprudence, child and family law

4. How long is the GDL or CPE

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

5. What does the BPTC include?

  • Conveyancing, finance law, certificate of advocacy, tort law
  • Training to become a legal ombudsman
  • Practical training, case preparation, advocacy, negotiation, interviewing skills, drafting options
  • Common law, Family Law, Tort Law, Commercial Law


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