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    If i do law at brunel and hopefully get a first will i be able to brcome a barrister or not?
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    (Original post by Pisces42)
    If i do law at brunel and hopefully get a first will i be able to brcome a barrister or not?
    I've tidied your thread and moved it to the Law forum
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    What makes you think you won’t, my knowledge around this area is weak
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    (Original post by Doonesbury)
    I've tidied your thread and moved it to the Law forum
    Thank you so much
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    (Original post by Itsthe)
    What makes you think you won’t, my knowledge around this area is weak
    Apparentlu you need to go to a really good russel group uni
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    My aunt went westminister and did law there, she could have gone Leeds but my grandad passed away and had to stay in London for my grandma, but now she’s a solicitor, she was initially gonna become a lawyer But due to family reasons she didn’t. I’m not sure how it works
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    (Original post by Itsthe)
    My aunt went westminister and did law there, she could have gone Leeds but my grandad passed away and had to stay in London for my grandma, but now she’s a solicitor, she was initially gonna become a lawyer But due to family reasons she didn’t. I’m not sure how it works
    Thank you though, and sorry about your grandad
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    (Original post by Pisces42)
    Apparentlu you need to go to a really good russel group uni
    There are plenty of barristers who didn't.

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    (Original post by Pisces42)
    Apparentlu you need to go to a really good russel group uni
    The bar is the more "academic" legal profession, so it tends to recruit the most academically able. Typically, these people are found at the top-tier Russell Group unis.

    You could become a barrister with a Brunel degree, though, especially for criminal law and other unglamorous practice areas.
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    hey im currently doing crim n law BA. We had this discussion not too long ago at uni. It is possible but very hard. Its very hard to get into one of the five in’s and more times people who are at the top institutes or are have members in their families who are lords etc have better chances. U must have a 2:1 or first to apply for the bar as its v competitive
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    (Original post by Notorious_B.I.G.)
    The bar is the more "academic" legal profession, so it tends to recruit the most academically able. Typically, these people are found at the top-tier Russell Group unis.

    You could become a barrister with a Brunel degree, though, especially for criminal law and other unglamorous practice areas.
    What do you mean unglamerous
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    (Original post by choco_monsterxo)
    hey im currently doing crim n law BA. We had this discussion not too long ago at uni. It is possible but very hard. Its very hard to get into one of the five in’s and more times people who are at the top institutes or are have members in their families who are lords etc have better chances. U must have a 2:1 or first to apply for the bar as its v competitive
    What if you do your legal training to specialise to necome a barrister at a better university
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    (Original post by Pisces42)
    What if you do your legal training to specialise to necome a barrister at a better university
    not sure if thats possible? first u need a law degree only then i think its possible to move on to the bar
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    (Original post by Pisces42)
    What do you mean unglamerous
    Working in any part of the justice system tends to be unglamorous. Being a barrister is not like how it is portrayed in films or TV, and the vast majority of barristers will also find the money they earn is not going to pay them enough to give them any level of glamour outside of work either.
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    (Original post by choco_monsterxo)
    not sure if thats possible? first u need a law degree only then i think its possible to move on to the bar
    Thats what I mean, get a law degree from brunel then do legal training at a better university
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    (Original post by J-SP)
    Working in any part of the justice system tends to be unglamorous. Being a barrister is not like how it is portrayed in films or TV, and the vast majority of barristers will also find the money they earn is not going to pay them enough to give them any level of glamour outside of work either.
    Wouldn’t working in the bar be the same?
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    (Original post by Pisces42)
    Wouldn’t working in the bar be the same?
    Considering it means the same thing, then yes it would be the same.
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    no.
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    (Original post by Pisces42)
    Thats what I mean, get a law degree from brunel then do legal training at a better university
    oh yes that is a possibility.
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    no.
    What do you mean no?
 
 
 
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