We are holding and attending multiple events in autumn 2023, both in person and online. If you are interested in Bar training in September 2024 or January 2025, we would be delighted to meet you.
We are attending Pupillage Fairs, as well as holding our Open Day and a variety of webinars about the ICCA Bar Course, tips for successful advocacy and how to increase your chances of securing pupillage. Our friendly staff and students will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.
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We also conduct a series of free outreach visits to universities this Autumn across the UK, arranged through university careers advisers or directly through Bar and Law Societies. Our outreach programme covers trial advocacy, mooting and pupillage interview advocacy, as well as what it takes to become a barrister. If you would like us to visit your university, please get in touch using the email address directly below.
To book your free place for an event, please click on the button below each event. If you would like to arrange an outreach visit, feel free to get in touch with Chris Kessling.
We look forward to meeting you this autumn.
Saturday 7 October 2023 | 10:00am – 1:00pm | Online event – Pupillage Fair | £FreeJoin us at the popular Legal Cheek Virtual Pupillage Fair. This free online pupillage fair gives you the opportunity to meet ICCA staff, as well as many sets of leading chambers. Our virtual booth has a livestream that allows you to join in video chats. You can also submit written questions in the live chats and browse custom content. As ever, we will be on hand to answer your questions.
If you are unable to attend this event, we will be attending another Legal Cheek Virtual Pupillage Fair on Tuesday 12 December 2023. It will be a pleasure to welcome you to either of these excellent events.
Saturday 14 October 2023 | 10:00am – 3:00pm | In-person event – Pupillage Fair | 133 Houndsditch, Liverpool Street, London EC3A 7BX | £Free
Join us in the heart of the City for the Bar Council’s Pupillage Fair 2023. Designed in partnership with the Inns of Court and Specialist Bar Associations, the Bar Council’s Pupillage Fair is the only recruitment fair run by the Bar, for the Bar of the future. You can register your interest using the link below and the Bar Council will let you know when registration opens for the online sessions (starting the week commencing Monday 9 October), and the in-person event on Saturday 14 October – where you can meet pupillage providers and experts from across the Bar. The ICCA will be in attendance with students and staff to answer any questions you may have about the ICCA Bar Course. We look forward to seeing you there.
Tuesday 17 October 2023 | 12:30pm – 1:30pm | Remote – webinar | £Free
During this webinar you will hear all about training to become a barrister, including the ICCA’s innovative approach to Bar training. We will take you through what to expect on Parts One and Part Two of the ICCA Bar Course, including course content, our teaching and learning approach, fees and scholarships, careers assistance and extracurricular activities. Hear from, and ask questions of, the Vice-Dean, students and alumni, as well as members of the academic team. The webinar will be recorded and you will be able to access the recording from this page after the event.
Tuesday 24 October 2023 | 12:30pm – 1:30pm | Remote – webinar | £Free
ICCA Bar Course applications open on Monday 16 October 2023 until Monday 15 January 2024, for courses commencing in September 2024 and January 2025. Applications are made online via the ICCA website and shortlisted candidates are invited to a short advocacy exercise and interview. Designed in line with our Fair Admissions Policy, all candidates are measured against the same fair and transparent criteria. Come along to this webinar to find out what we are looking for in candidates, what is involved in the application process and ask questions of both ICCA staff and students. The webinar will be recorded and you will be able to access the recording from this page after the event.
Tuesday 31 October 2023 | 12:30pm – 1:30pm | Remote – webinar | £Free
If you are planning to take part in mooting competitions, or to apply for pupillage in 2024, you will find this webinar full of useful hints and tips to help you. Advocacy is at the heart of what we do. Hear from experienced advocacy trainers to help you achieve a higher level of confidence.
Friday 10 November 2023 | 11:30am – 3:30pm | King’s College London (in person)
King’s College London is the validating academic partner of the Inns of Court College of Advocacy. We are delighted to be attending the Law and Justice Fair for King’s College London students on Friday 10 November.
Saturday 11 November 2023 | 10:00am – 1:00pm | Gray’s Inn Hall, London WC1R 5ET (in person) | £Free
If you are intending to commence Bar training in 2024 or early 2025 and would like to find out more about studying at the ICCA, we would be delighted to invite you to attend the ICCA Bar Course Open Day.
This in-person event will be held at Gray’s Inn Hall in the heart of legal London. See the Inn, hear all about the ICCA Bar Course, meet teaching staff and students, enjoy coffee and snacks and experience what life on the Bar Course is like. We look forward to seeing you there.
Registration is now closed.
Tuesday 14 November 2023 | 6:00pm – 7:00pm | Remote – webinar | £Free
If you are applying for pupillage in 2024, join ICCA students who have been successful in securing pupillage for their insights, information and advice. Discover how to achieve success in your pupillage applications and interviews, and to secure that coveted pupillage position in your chosen set of chambers.
Saturday 25 November 2023 | 10:30am – 3:00pm | In-person event – Pupillage Fair | The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn Ashworth Centre London WC2A 3TL | £Free
Join us at the Target Jobs National Pupillage Fair. This year the event is being held at Lincoln’s inn where you will be able to see the teaching spaces enjoyed by our students on the ICCA Bar Course. As ever, staff and students will be on hand to answer your questions. It will be a pleasure to welcome you to this excellent event.
Tuesday 12 December 2023 | 2:00pm – 5:00pm | Online event – Pupillage Fair | £Free
Join us for this second Legal Cheek Virtual Pupillage Fair, and the last event of our 2023 events programme. Held on a weekday, this free online pupillage fair gives you the opportunity to meet ICCA staff, as well as many sets of leading chambers. Our virtual booth has a livestream that allows you to join in video chats. You can also submit written questions in the live chats and browse custom content. We will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about the ICCA Bar Course. It will be a pleasure to welcome you to this event in the lead-up to the Christmas break.