University students and graduates

There are three components to becoming a barrister, all of which are covered by one of four routes. Read comprehensive advice and guidance in our ‘Becoming a Barrister’ [PDF] brochure.

Bar Council blogs and resources

See our list of student and pupil resources, and read our guest blogs about pupillage.

Pupillage articles from Counsel magazine

Read Counsel's articles about how you can make the most of your pupillage

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.