In the Media

Bar applications up 18%

PUBLISHED January 19, 2012

Applications for the Bar Professional Training Course have risen despite the continued fall in the number of pupillages, the bar?s annual report to the profession reveals.

The annual Bar Barometer report, prepared by Dr Jennifer Sauboorah for the Bar Council and Bar Standards Board, shows there were 3,100 applications to study on the BPTC in 2010/11, up 18% on the 2,540 who applied the previous year.

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