Economics of Deferral of Call

Rupert Macey-Dare

University of Oxford - Saint Cross College; Middle Temple; Minerva Chambers

Spring 2007

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

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Date posted: March 21, 2007 ; Last revised: April 26, 2008

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Macey-Dare, Rupert, Economics of Deferral of Call (Spring 2007). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=969817 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.969817

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Rupert Macey-Dare (Contact Author)
University of Oxford - Saint Cross College ( email )
Saint Giles
United Kingdom
Middle Temple
Middle Temple Lane
London, EC4Y 9AT
United Kingdom
Minerva Chambers
United Kingdom
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