23 August 2019

Temporary call

If you need to appear in court in England and Wales to conduct a specific case (or cases) only you may apply for temporary call.

If you are applying for temporary call you will need to provide us with:

  • Evidence to establish that you are of good character and repute, such as a Certificate of the Senior Judge, Attorney General or Senior Law Officer of the Superior Court in which you have practised showing that: for a period of not less than three years you have regularly exercised rights of audience in that court (identifying the period(s) and you are a fit and proper person to be Called to the Bar
  • A certificate that you have not been prohibited from practising in the jurisdiction in which the applicant is qualified on the ground of commission of a criminal offence or professional misconduct and is not currently suspended from practising on such grounds
  • Evidence of all academic and professional qualifications. All applications must be supported by either the original or a certified copy of your examination certificates. Applicants with overseas qualifications must also include an official English translation of their certificates and results.
  • Any other evidence which you wish to supply in support of your application (eg. references)
  • Current application fee of £440 (payment details available on request)