How to become a barrister from Bangladesh?
A lawyer is called by different names in different countries around the world. For example, a lawyer in the UK and Australia is called a barrister. A barrister is well reputed in countries like the UK. Which makes it one of the most demanding professions in Bangladesh as well. A barrister plays an important role in the administration of justice. By becoming a barrister, you can have an independent career where you can also be in charge of your career progression.
Studying law helps you improve your problem-solving, and intellectual skills needed for both your career and personal life. A bar at law degree is well appreciated in countries like Bangladesh. However, many students are unaware of how to become a barrister from Bangladesh. In this article, we are going to discuss how to become a barrister from Bangladesh.
After finishing your HSC, you are required to do a 3 years graduation degree in law. You can visit the UK and get your 3 years degree from there. You are also required to do a bar vocational training course upon finishing your graduation course. The training course duration will be 9 months.
It is best for your professional career to finish the graduation degree in the UK. After graduation, you can do the bar vocational training course. In order to study in the UK, you will be required to do an IELTS test and get at least 50% marks on your graduation degree. Doing the bar vocational course in Bangladesh is not possible. Therefore, the best option for you is to finish the courses in the UK.
Important points to note if you want to become a barrister:
- The student needs to get a 3 years LLB degree from the UK.
- Finish IELTS with the required score required by the UK university.
- If you get to study a different major then you cannot do the vocational course. In this case, you will be required to do a graduation course on law first.
- If you already hold a master’s degree (in any major), the course module will be different for you. 3 subjects will be deducted from the course module for Master’s degree holders.
Some of the renowned law schools in the UK are the university of law, Cambridge university, Glasgow university, King’s College London and etc. If you choose to do your 3 years graduation course from the university of law you can finish your 9 months course at the same university. After finishing the course, you are already a professional lawyer. This means you can start your professional career in Bangladesh.
Otherwise, it will also be a great option for you to continue staying in the UK. The UK has great work opportunities for international students including students from Bangladesh. You can start your professional career as a barrister in the UK. This will have a great positive impact on your professional career. A barrister degree from the UK will guarantee a respectable position in Bangladesh even if you want to return to Bangladesh upon finishing your degree.
We hope we have been able to explain how to become a barrister from Bangladesh. The main point for you to note is you cannot really become a barrister from Bangladesh. We will recommend that you get both your graduate degree and vocational course from the UK.
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