Call to the bar

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admission to practice in the courts.

See also: Call

References in classic literature ?
After a time it was decided that Walter should be a barrister, or, as it is called in Scotland, an advocate, and in 1792 he was called to the Bar.
I make no manner of doubt but that, in this light, we may see the imaginary future chancellor just called to the bar, the archbishop in crape, and the prime minister at the tail of an opposition, more truly happy than those who are invested with all the power and profit of those respective offices.
Adams is going to be called to the bar almost directly, and is to be an advocate, and to wear a wig.
Rouletabille was immediately called to the bar and his examination continued.
Lord Justice Lloyd Jones was called to the Bar in 1975 (Middle Temple).
Wilson-Raybould was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 2000, and began her legal career working as a provincial Crown prosecutor in Vancouver.
A North West ambulance service spokesman said one of its crews was "assaulted" after being called to the bar at around 3.
Prior to being called to the Bar, Mr Shaw was instructed on both complex and high value cases which saw him deploy his expertise on behalf of a major utility and a national housebuilder and apply his consultancy skills to a pounds 750 million Framework Contract, a pounds 6.
Ms Yip was called to the Bar in 1991 and practises in personal injury and clinical negligence.
Kolakowski, who is married to Cynthia Laird, was called to the bar in 1990.
Police were called to the bar, which billed itself as 'camp and classy', more than 30 times last year, once to deal with allegations of sexual assault against a 16-yearold girl.
Police were notified of the incident when called to the bar at 256 Lincoln St.