The Inn is keen to help those considering a career at the Bar by providing opportunities to learn more about the profession, training for the Bar and how to fund their studies. Please see further details below. If you would like to be kept informed of upcoming opportunities for students please sign up to our outreach newsletter.
Lincoln’s Inn visits a number of universities each year to give a presentation on how to finance and succeed in a career at the Bar.
These events are open to all students at the particular institution and where possible we will open them up to students at other local institutions. More information on locations and dates for the upcoming academic year will be released in due course.
The Inn can arrange for barristers or a member of staff to visit you at your university to talk about the role of the Inns. Please contact us to discuss your plans.
We hold InnSight Days for prospective Bar Course and GDL/CPE students interested to learn more about a career at the Bar.
InnSight Days include a presentation about the Inn and a talk from a barrister, or recent student. Individual students are welcome to bring a guest with them, or you can attend as part of group from your institution.
Our next InnSight session will be Wednesday 30 March, 3pm. Students can attend in person or online. Bookings will open in the new year.
University Information Afternoon and Dinner
We host Information Afternoon and Dinners for prospective students between February and April each academic year. Invitations will be sent to institutions in advance. These afternoons provide the opportunity to attend a series of short talks on varying aspects of a career at the Bar, including the self-employed Bar, the employed Bar, training for the Bar, and top tips for success. Each event will be followed by a dinner where you will have the opportunity to talk with barristers and Benchers of the Inn.
Details of these events are sent directly to Universities. Due to limited places we do not allow individual students to sign up for theses events; you must sign up through your University.
The Bar Council, the Inns of Court and COMBAR (the Commercial Bar Association) will attend various university law fairs during the Michaelmas Term. If you would like more information about the fairs and other careers events arranged by the Bar Council, please visit their website or contact Careers@BarCouncil.org.uk.
Are you a Student Society?
The Inn is happy to work with student societies on their barrister related activities throughout the year. If you would like to discuss an event or arrange a visit to the Inn for your society please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to kept up to be date about opportunities at the Inn please sign up for our outreach newsletter.
Outreach Opportunites for Practicing Barristers
If you are a practicing Barrister (employed or self-employed) and would be interested in meeting students at university events, visits or Law Fairs, we may have opportunities for you. Quite often we require speakers to discuss their journey to the Bar at events at the Inn, as well as visiting universities around the country. The Inn also works with the Bar Council and other Inns at Law Fairs, and these are fantastic opportunities to share your knowledge with those considering a career at the Bar.
If you would be interested in hearing more about current outreach opportunities, please email email@example.com