The report, commissioned by the Council of Legal Education to monitor the success of the course, followed the progress of students during and after their studies.
However, it concludes that skills training is the right approach and that the course offers a good balance of skills and knowledge teaching.
"What is remarkable is the extent to which the barristers we interviewed said they had profited from the CLE course," the report says. "Even more remarkable is that barristers appear to have used their work on the course to compensate for any deficiencies in further training in pupillage."Reuse content