Elligibility to Apply

Advocates are required to have successfully completed the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) or Legal Practice Course (LPC) or be a Fellow of ILEX (FILEX Qualified).

 

Recruitment Stages

  • Online application
  • 1st round telephone interview
  • Mock hearing - Advocacy exercise and written report exercise 

 

Competency Framework

Candidates are tested throughout the recruitment process on keys skills such as the ability to prepare, client awareness, thinking on feet, law to facts, written communication and public speaking.

Background Checks

 
  • References
  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of right to work in the UK
  • Proof of residency
  • Proof of activity
  • Credit reference check
  • Financial sanctions check
  • Proof of qualification 
  • Criminal record check