26 March 2019

Academic requirements oversight

The Bar Standards Board and the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) jointly approve providers of qualifying law degrees, the Common Professional Examination and the Graduate Diploma in Law. Providers are required to self-certify their compliance with:

The SRA act as administrators on behalf of both regulators, and monitor the documentation submitted. A copy of the self-declaration form and Academic Stage Handbook are available on the SRA website.

If you have any questions about academic requirements, please email authorisations@barstandardsboard.org.uk