Tag Archive for: Aspiring barristers

National Pupillage Fair 2019

National Pupillage Fair 2019

TARGETjobs is offering you the chance to attend the UK’s largest and most established Pupillage Fair; meet chambers’ representatives, discover more about different sets and find the best match for you and your career. The TARGETjobs Law National Pupillage Fair will be attended by some of the UK’s leading...

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Pupillage applications and interviews: my advice

As prospective barristers, we are well accustomed to the health warning attached to pursuing a career at the Bar. With over 3,000 applicants for only ~400 pupillages annually, the competition is fierce and inevitable rejection cruel. Last year, I was able to secure pupillage at my preferred chambers. This...

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Inns of Court. What they are and will they benefit me?

Unless you have been in the circle or have done your research, the term ‘Inns of Court’ might seem somewhat daunting and confusing. Until I started studying the law I thought this was a posh word for a court house! How wrong could I be? In order to be...

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Why you need to gain shadowing experience and how to get one!

Compas Chambers, Edinburgh

  My dear colleagues, I would like to encourage you seek out a shadowing experience at the very beginning of your legal studies. Not all Chambers publicise information about possibilities to get practical experience for law students. The Chamber that I personally recommend for students in Scotland is beautiful...

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