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Pupillage Advice Blog

Our blogs are here to help you, no matter what stage you’re at. Whether you need advice on what you can be doing during your BPTC year or just some general guidance on your upcoming Pupillage interview, you’re in the right place.

Pupillage London
Pupillage Interviews
June 28, 2018

Pupillage interviews – The differences between London & the circuit

We all know the differences between the Bar in London and the Bar on Circuit. To name but a few… * London has the beauty of Temple – the home…
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BPTC
June 23, 2018

What is it really like to study the BPTC part-time?

For many of us it’s a practical, financial consideration whether we study full or part-time. There is a huge variety of student backgrounds on the part-time course - from people…
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Mini Pupillage
June 13, 2018

What do you want from your mini pupillage?

I had a great time…will be a set of Chambers I will apply to for pupillage… Barrister was brilliant… very helpful… great experience… Barrister would not have known if I…
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BPTC
June 6, 2018

Are you making an informed decision?

Are you a student considering a career at the Bar? Are you a career changer that’s wants a new challenge and is also considering the Bar? If so read on.…
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Undercover-pupil-barrister
Life at the Bar
May 18, 2018

The Undercover Pupil: The second six

After the first flush of getting a pupillage and starting in Chambers has passed into the routine of a long-term learning experience, your mind may start to canter towards the…
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Finding my feet
Life at the Bar
April 26, 2018

Confessions of a second six pupil

“Welcome to pupillage – where your training really begins”. I was told this at my Chambers’ welcome drinks when starting pupillage, and it couldn’t have been more right. So, you’ve…
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Pupillage-Advice-Time
Life at the Bar
April 15, 2018

The unique experience of pupillage

Pupillage is a unique experience – no other profession has quite such a recruitment process. It is an existence that requires you to learn at breakneck speed, work like a…
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Undercover-pupil-barrister
Life at the Bar
April 2, 2018

The undercover pupil: Becoming a barrister

You’ve decided to become a barrister. Why? You know the routes available. Briefly, they are: law degree followed by Bar Course followed by pupillage, or another degree followed by Conversion…
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