Paying your Bar bills
Joining the Bar Vocational Course is a costly decision to make - up to £24,000 a year in core costs alone. But help is on hand from Philip Glasson who provides advice on how to pay your way through to the Bar
So you have made that key decision and have been accepted onto the Bar Vocational Course (BVC) as the first stage of the journey to your career at the Bar. Or perhaps you are still considering the options and now need to check out the fine detail that will help you make that career decision. Whichever of these two states you can most easily associate with, the economics involved in this decision are likely to be crucial – unless you are mega-rich and have no need to worry about money. Well, what does it cost to become a barrister? Let’s take the bad news first.
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