Named nationally as LawCareers.Net's 'Best Society For Aspiring Barristers' 2015 and 2016!
The University of Bristol Bar Society is the second largest society within the Law School, offering careers advice to students interested in working at the Bar, providing networking opportunities with barristers and judges, and hosting many competitions designed to improve oral advocacy regardless of career path.
Throughout the academic year, we organise talks from barristers and judges, pupillage and mini-pupillage advice sessions, advocacy training workshops, mooting, visits to the Inns of Court and the Supreme Court, networking events - including an annual black tie Networking Dinner - and the popular Bristol mock trial, which marks the culmination of the academic year at the University of Bristol Law School.
This year the Bar Society wants to prove that there is no 'bar to the Bar', through hosting a diversity panel talk and running an Advocacy Scholar Scheme which has a funded prize of a trip to a qualifying dinner at one of the four Inns, Middle Temple.
Whether you are interested in becoming a barrister, hoping to secure a training contract, or just curious about what exactly it is that people with wigs do, we are here to help. Join today for just £10, or £25 for three years (save yourself a fiver!)
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