Specially Qualified Applicants

To be called to the Bar and practise as a barrister in the Republic of Ireland, lawyers must be admitted to the degree of Barrister–at–Law at King’s Inns.

Lawyers from other jurisdictions and solicitors on the Roll of Solicitors in Ireland, that wish to apply to transfer to The Bar of Ireland should read the Education Rules (see below) of King’s Inns before applying.

All communications must be sent to the Office of the Registrar by email registrar@kingsinns.ie.

Application forms

Barristers from Northern Ireland Form (RULE 20)

Solicitor Transfer Form (RULE 23)

Qualified Lawyers from EU Member States Form (RULE 24)

Barristers from England and Wales Form (RULE 25)