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'New Certificates of Eligibility' and Regulation of Training for the English Bar.


Rupert Macey-Dare


University of Oxford - Saint Cross College

Spring 2007


Abstract:     
This paper outlines a new proposal for correcting imbalances in training for the English Bar, by controlling access to the preliminary BVC (Bar Vocational Course) stage. The proposal, it is argued, should have additional strong beneficial effects on the composition and competitiveness of the practicing Bar and its ability to thrive in the evolving market for legal services.

Keywords: barrister, pupillage, deferral of call, Inns of Court, legal education, professional, vocational training, BVC, bar vocational course, regulation, certificate, eligibility, signalling, coordination, quota

JEL Classification: D18, D43, D45, J44, K21

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Date posted: April 17, 2007 ; Last revised: January 26, 2011

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Macey-Dare, Rupert, 'New Certificates of Eligibility' and Regulation of Training for the English Bar. (Spring 2007). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=976716 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.976716

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Rupert Macey-Dare (Contact Author)
University of Oxford - Saint Cross College ( email )
Saint Giles
Oxford
United Kingdom
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