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Call to the Bar in Other Jurisdictions   

The Inns of Court call members to the Bar of England and Wales. If you are intending to practice in another jurisdiction, please refer to that jurisdiction’s relevant regulatory body for further information. 

The Bar of Northern Ireland

If you are intending to practice at the Bar of Northern Ireland, you should refer to The Bar of Northern Ireland website.

To practice in Northern Ireland you must be a member of the Bar Library or seek exemption from Bar Library Membership. If you intend to apply for exemption, please note that application periods apply. Application periods will be published in the News section of The Bar of Northern Ireland website.

Applications for exemption from the Bar Library are currently closed. 

Please email the Bar of Northern Ireland for further assistance. 

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