Some statistics have discovered white candidates are way more possible to achieve success.

The Bar Requirements Board’s pupillage statistics for 2018/19 (the newest out there) present a rise in black and minority ethnic pupils from 74 to 98 (17.25% of a complete of 568 pupils commencing a primary six months pupillage). This mirrors a usually upwards pattern within the variety of black and minority ethnic barristers in self-employed observe and compares favourably with the figures for the self-employed Bar as a complete for a similar 12 months: 12.6% of all self-employed barristers (1,698 out of 13,434) are black or minority ethnic.