bar exam


Definitions of bar exam


an exam that people in the England, Wales and some commonwealth countries must take before they can work as a barrister (=a lawyer who can represent clients in the higher courts)

The 18-year old is the youngest person to pass Britain's Bar exams, qualifying her as a barrister.


an exam that you must pass before you can work as a lawyer

Law students do not become attorneys until they pass the bar exam.