There’s a right way and a wrong way to do set selection, so we’ll explain how to curate a list of chambers where you might fit in.
Then, you’ll need to assess your CV, and spend some time finding your ‘X’ Factor to wow your audience with.
As part of this, you’ll need to have answers ready to three key questions: why do you want to be a barrister, why would you make a good barrister, and why this chambers.
Finally, we’ll guide you through the core sections of the form (covering your work experience and positions of responsibility), address the common questions you might encounter (ethics, competencies, and law reform), and we offer tips for drafting your application form.
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