One bar hopeful is alleged to have worn an grownup diaper

A bucket of urine, a bottle of urine and grownup diapers

Quite a few Bar Skilled Coaching Course (BPTC) college students resorted to urinating in bottles and buckets over fears their on-line proctored exams could be terminated in the event that they went to the bathroom, it emerged yesterday.

Taking to Twitter, aspiring barrister Tian Juin See claims he was compelled to urinate in a bottle in entrance of his laptop computer at dwelling after he was informed he may fail the two-hour and 45 minute skilled ethics examination if he didn’t keep eye contact with the display.

The London regulation pupil has since modified his bio on Twitter to “the man who peed in a bottle throughout a bar examination”.

One other bar pupil, once more sitting the evaluation from dwelling, mentioned she resorted to “having to wee in a bucket in my very own kitchen” amid comparable fears.

Shockingly, a 3rd BPTC pupil claimed a buddy wore grownup diapers “so she may relieve herself” in the course of the examination.

In response to the pandemic, the Bar Requirements Board (BSB) announced in May that bar college students would sit their centralised assessments — civil litigation, felony litigation {and professional} ethics — utilizing a web-based proctoring system or in a bodily take a look at centre.

Authorized Cheek understands that underneath the proctoring guidelines, college students might have their evaluation terminated in the event that they transfer away from their laptop computer or go away the room. The BSB has been approached for remark.

Legal Cheek reported yesterday that the web assessments, which started this week, had run into technical difficulties, with Twitter flooded with stories of scholars being locked out of the proctoring system. The BSB admitted that “some college students did face technical points” however the “nice majority” did handle to finish the evaluation.

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