23 March 2019

Joint Academic Stage Board (JASB) Documents

Joint Statement

The Joint Statement sets out the minimum requirements which have to be complied with before an undergraduate degree is recognised as satisfying the first or academic stage of training for entry into the legal profession.

 Guidance on the determination of learning resources for recognised law programmes

This document can be used as by validation and review panels to help identify whether or not the resources provided for an academic programme are adequate to satisfy the requirements of the Joint Statement. It covers a range of areas, including human resources, staff development, physical resources and student support.

 Minutes and Papers

Copies of the JASB's public minutes and papers are available on the SRA website.

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