Required Court Apparel

Every candidate for call to the bar must appear before Convocation in full court apparel, which consists of:

  • black shoes

  • black or dark grey socks or black, dark grey or natural hose

  • black, dark grey or dark grey striped trousers or skirt

  • black Barristers Robe

  • black Barristers Waistcoat

  • white Court Shirt with stiff wing collar and white Tabs


Candidates are encouraged to make arrangements to either purchase or rent court apparel SIX to EIGHT WEEKS  before the call to ensure they will have full court apparel for the day of the ceremony.

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Due to the disruptions in our manufacturing from the Covid-19 virus please be aware that production times will be longer than usual for the next several months. 

We encourage all articling students to make arrangements as soon as possible to ensure you have the required attire. 


If you need assistance measuring, please contact us at and will schedule a time to walk you through the process.