School students

There are three components to becoming a barrister, all of which are covered by one of four routes. You can find advice and guidance in our ‘Becoming a Barrister’ brochure.

You should browse our pages to find out more information about opportunities to learn more about life at the Bar, including work experience.

If you have any further questions about careers at the Bar, please contact


The Council of the Inns of Court


The Bar Council's activities, events, opportunities and resources promoting careers at the Bar are supported by The Council of the Inns of Court.