Useful Links for all things BPTC, BCAT and the Inns of Court

Considering a career at the Bar? Confused about the BCAT? Not sure what the Inns of Court do?

Then check out the collated list of useful links below.  I have blog posts on most of these things. However, this blog post gives you a handy guide to all of the useful links!

BCAT

https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/qualifying-as-a-barrister/current-requirements/bar-professional-training-course/bar-course-aptitude-test/

FAQs https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/media/1721499/bcat_faq.pdf

Handbook https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/media/1630869/bcat_handbook.pdf

Bar Standards Board

https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/

BarSAS

https://www.barsas.com/

How to apply for the BPTC – https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/qualifying-as-a-barrister/current-requirements/bar-professional-training-course/how-to-apply-for-the-bptc/

BPTC

https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/qualifying-as-a-barrister/current-requirements/bar-professional-training-course/

BPTC Handbook 2017-2018 https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/media/1846141/bptc_handbook_v2.pdf

BPTC FAQ’s https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/qualifying-as-a-barrister/current-requirements/bar-professional-training-course/bptc-frequently-asked-questions/

BPTC List of Providers https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/qualifying-as-a-barrister/current-requirements/bar-professional-training-course/bptc-providers/

Inns of Court

Middle Temple – https://www.middletemple.org.uk/

Inner Temple – https://www.innertemple.org.uk/

Lincoln’s Inn – https://www.lincolnsinn.org.uk/

Gray’s Inn – https://www.graysinn.org.uk/

On each of the above websites (the Inn’s) you can find out information about becoming a member, events, Qualifying Sessions, routes to the Bar and much more).

Other Useful Information

Joining an Inn – https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/qualifying-as-a-barrister/current-requirements/bar-professional-training-course/how-to-apply-for-the-bptc/joining-an-inn/

English Language Requirement – https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/qualifying-as-a-barrister/current-requirements/bar-professional-training-course/how-to-apply-for-the-bptc/english-language-requirement/

If you have any specific questions about studying the BPTC or which Inn to join then send me an email using the contact me page! (link opens in new tab for you!)

Rebecca x