Economics of Deferral of Call
University of Oxford - Saint Cross College; Middle Temple; Minerva Chambers
This paper uses economic analysis to identify likely winners and losers and to consider how the structure of education and training for the Bar of England and Wales would change, if proposals for deferral of Call to the Bar until after the end of pupillage were ever implemented.
Keywords: barrister, pupillage, deferral of call, Inns of Court, legal education, professional vocational training, BVC, discrimination, protectionism, anti-competitive
JEL Classification: D18, D43, D45, J44, K21
Date posted: March 21, 2007 ; Last revised: April 26, 2008