Starting at the Bar

Whether you have left the support systems of a law firm or are striking out as a junior barrister rather than an employed barrister, there are several considerations to take into account. This section helps you get started.

Setting up as a Barrister

An outline of some of the things you need to consider when first starting out is available below. This guide is NOT a substitute for professional advice from your accountant, IT technicians or other qualified personnel. Nor is it comprehensive. It may, however, give you some initial ideas for when you speak to these people.

Remember - the NZBA Member Benefits Scheme may also help you source some of the items mentioned in this guide.

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