Why choose life at the Bar?
There are a multitude of choices facing any student who is considering entering the legal profession. The chairman of the Bar Council, Stephen Irwin QC, outlines the risks and rewards of the barristers' profession
For those considering a career in the legal profession, an early decision is whether to become a barrister or solicitor. This is not always easy, particularly for those who do not have any links with the profession and whose perceptions will inevitably be coloured by what they read in the press or see on the television. While these contain some truth, this material is presented in a way to achieve impact rather than to offer a balanced view of the profession.
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