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Bar of Northern Ireland: Exemptions from Bar Library Membership

2023 Exemption Applications

To practice in Northern Ireland, you must be a member of the Bar Library or seek exemption from Bar Library membership.

Fully completed and evidenced applications for exemption must be received no later than Friday 4 November 2022 to guarantee a decision by Sunday 1 January 2023.

Please note that to obtain Exemption from Bar Library membership, you must have been Called in NI and have met all other requirements set by the Bar Council of NI.

If you require any further assistance, please contact The Bar of Northern Ireland by emailing [email protected].