Bar at Law, admission and eligibility criteria


I have got my B.A LLB (HONS) from Pakistan and I wanted to get admission at Bar at Law UK, I would appreciate if someone can please provide a general guidance on admission and eligibility criteria etc
I have got my B.A LLB (HONS) from Pakistan and I wanted to get admission at Bar at Law UK, I would appreciate if someone can please provide a general guidance on admission and eligibility criteria etc
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law01
I have got my B.A LLB (HONS) from Pakistan and I wanted to get admission at Bar at Law UK, I would appreciate if someone can please provide a general guidance on admission and eligibility criteria etc


In order to to the Bar Professional Training Course in the UK you would need a UK Qualifying degree; therefore you would need to do the Graduate Diploma in Law, which is a one-year conversion course.

If I may ask, why do you want to do the BPTC in the UK? Do you want it as an add-up to your degree and then return to your country or do you want to work as a barrister in the UK?
<blockquote>I have got my B.A LLB (HONS) from Pakistan and I wanted to get admission at Bar at Law UK, I would appreciate if someone can please provide a general guidance on admission and eligibility criteria etc </blockquote>

In order to to the Bar Professional Training Course in the UK you would need a UK Qualifying degree; therefore you would need to do the Graduate Diploma in Law, which is a one-year conversion course.

If I may ask, why do you want to do the BPTC in the UK? Do you want it as an add-up to your degree and then return to your country or do you want to work as a barrister in the UK?
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Most probably, I would like to do it and then return to my country. Also, I have LLB and I wanted to add up a master degree due to the reason that market is getting competitive day and the other. My work experiences mostly include working as HR professional with some legal and compliance experience in the banking sector. Also, after completing the one year graduate diploma in law or conversion course, how long does it take thereafter to complete BPTC? I am not sure going for the BPTC would be the right choice; I would appreciate your advice.
Most probably, I would like to do it and then return to my country. Also, I have LLB and I wanted to add up a master degree due to the reason that market is getting competitive day and the other. My work experiences mostly include working as HR professional with some legal and compliance experience in the banking sector. Also, after completing the one year graduate diploma in law or conversion course, how long does it take thereafter to complete BPTC? I am not sure going for the BPTC would be the right choice; I would appreciate your advice.
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law01
Most probably, I would like to do it and then return to my country. Also, I have LLB and I wanted to add up a master degree due to the reason that market is getting competitive day and the other. My work experiences mostly include working as HR professional with some legal and compliance experience in the banking sector. Also, after completing the one year graduate diploma in law or conversion course, how long does it take thereafter to complete BPTC? I am not sure going for the BPTC would be the right choice; I would appreciate your advice.


The BPTC is a one year course; the issue is that to complete the GDL and the BPTC would cost you over 30,000 pounds just for tuition fees. In my opinion it is a waste of time (unless it is considered as a very important add up in your country). Otherwise I would say that simply doing an LLM would be enough if you want to practice in your home country. But even if you wanted to work in England I would still advise you against doing the BPTC as it is extremely rare for chambers to hire a person without a UK degree (either LLB or another UK degree + GDL)
<blockquote>Most probably, I would like to do it and then return to my country. Also, I have LLB and I wanted to add up a master degree due to the reason that market is getting competitive day and the other. My work experiences mostly include working as HR professional with some legal and compliance experience in the banking sector. Also, after completing the one year graduate diploma in law or conversion course, how long does it take thereafter to complete BPTC? I am not sure going for the BPTC would be the right choice; I would appreciate your advice. </blockquote>

The BPTC is a one year course; the issue is that to complete the GDL and the BPTC would cost you over 30,000 pounds just for tuition fees. In my opinion it is a waste of time (unless it is considered as a very important add up in your country). Otherwise I would say that simply doing an LLM would be enough if you want to practice in your home country. But even if you wanted to work in England I would still advise you against doing the BPTC as it is extremely rare for chambers to hire a person without a UK degree (either LLB or another UK degree + GDL)
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What are the chances of getting work in UK with an LLM degree?
What are the chances of getting work in UK with an LLM degree?
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law01
What are the chances of getting work in UK with an LLM degree?


Without doing the BPTC or the LPC? None. Unless you want to work as a paralegal/legal assistant etc in a firm, which would still be extremely hard without a UK qualifying law degree. An LLM would only help you to proceed to a Phd and move in to teaching in respect to the UK. Are you a qualified lawyer in your country?
<blockquote>What are the chances of getting work in UK with an LLM degree? </blockquote>

Without doing the BPTC or the LPC? None. Unless you want to work as a paralegal/legal assistant etc in a firm, which would still be extremely hard without a UK qualifying law degree. An LLM would only help you to proceed to a Phd and move in to teaching in respect to the UK. Are you a qualified lawyer in your country?
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Yes, I am qualified lawyer.
Yes, I am qualified lawyer.
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I have done my graduation in Managemet and business administration from henly business school University of reading UK in 2013 and now recently i have got my B.A LLB (HONS) from Pakistan and Now wanted to get admission at Bar at Law UK, I would appreciate if someone can please provide a general guidance on admission and eligibility criteria.
I have done my graduation in Managemet and business administration from henly business school University of reading UK in 2013 and now recently i have got my B.A LLB (HONS) from Pakistan and Now wanted to get admission at Bar at Law UK, I would appreciate if someone can please provide a general guidance on admission and eligibility criteria.
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Hello,
Can any body guide me also admission for bar at law?
Hello,
Can any body guide me also admission for bar at law?
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