The Bar Loans Scheme

The Bar loans scheme was set up in 2008 by the Bar Council and the Inns of Court with HSBC to provide Professional Studies Loans on preferential terms to those undertaking the BVC (now BPTC).

Unfortunately HSBC has withdrawn the scheme and the final date for applying for the HSBC Professional Studies Loan was 31 December 2013.

The Bar Council is in the process of trying to establish a similar scheme with an alternative bank.  For more information about sources of funding please visit the Bar Council's website.