Bar Professional Training Course Handbook

The report of the BVC Review Working Group was well received by the BSB at its meeting on 17 July. The full report (plus annexes) is now available on the BSB website at:

Details of the new Bar Professional Training Course can be found in the draft Handbook for the course which is now available to download from the BSB website at
It should be noted that the Handbook is still being developed and we welcome any comments.

All existing and potential providers of the new course have been informed of the outcome of the Review and expressions of interest in delivering the new course from September 2010 are requested by 31 October 2008. For further information about these developments, please contact Dr Valerie Shrimplin, Head of Education Standards, or Cordelia Lean, Education Officer,