How to Become a Barrister

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This section will provide you with information on becoming a barrister and how the Inner Temple can help you throughout your training.

We are very glad that you are seriously thinking of pursuing a career as a barrister. Being a barrister can be an extremely rewarding career if you:

  • have a high level of intellectual ability
  • are articulate in written and spoken English
  • can think and communicate under pressure
  • have determination and stamina

Please visit the pages in this section for facts and figures about becoming a barrister and the different stages of training.