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Difference between Called to the Bar and Called within the Bar

called to the Bar—(UK law) admitted as a barrister (a lawyer who has the right to speak as an advocate in higher law courts):

  • She completed her studies at the College of Law in London and was called to the Bar in 2004.

called within the Bar—(UK law) appointed a Queen’s/King’s Counsel (a barrister who has the right to act for the State):

  • Barristers who have been “called within the Bar” occupy the front benches in the auditorium of the court.