Becoming a Barrister Diaries

This is my diary. Here, you can follow along as I document my experience undergoing the Barrister-at-Law degree course in King’s Inns. I’ll provide an insight into the course as well as what I am learning in real time.

For context, I began this course on September 2022 and I am undergoing the part-time course. All going well (fingers, toes, elbows, and eyes crossed), I will be qualifying in June 2024.

January: Year 2 of the Barrister-at-Law Degree Programme

First of all, Happy New Year – can you believe that we are now in 2024?! Time is truly flying especially year 2 of the Modular course. I still pinch myself that we are fast approaching the end and that…

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December: Year 2 of the Barrister-at-Law Degree Programme

You know what time it is. – it’s time to unpack this intense month. (teehee). Intensive advocacy was, well, intense…. It does what it says on the tin and that is exactly what was served on us. It was intensive…

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November: Year 2 of the Barrister-at-Law Degree Programme

Let’s unpack this month. The second month of Year 2 of the course. For 1 day and 1 day only – Drafting This month was a little different – in that, we had one in-person Drafting day on a Saturday…

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October: Year 2 of the Barrister-at-Law Degree Programme

So – next month. It’s October now. Let’s unpack. I really liked this month! Criminal Weekend 6 What did we do this weekend? Case analysis, drafting an indictment and moving/opposing an application based on section [1][f] of the Criminal Evidence…

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Starting Year 2 of the Barrister-at-Law Degree Programme [Part-Time]

Dear diary, we are back for year 2 (aka the final year of the BL Degree programme aka the BIG year). Let’s get into it and unpack. So, for the first weekend back to the Inns of year 2, Saturday…

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