Finding a pupillageJack Denton, Co-founder & Director, AllAboutLaw.co.uk Jack Denton, Co-founder & Director, AllAboutLaw.co.uk
Landing a pupillage is tough. There are only around 450 pupillages available each year. To put that into context, around 1,500 people complete the BPTC every year and can continue applying
How hard is it to get a pupillage?Natasha Jones Natasha Jones
Aspiring barristers will have heard many stories about how competitive the Bar is, with the number of applicants per pupillage advertised increasing year-on-year. But why is the application process so competitive? What does it entail? How can you increase your chance of success? We answer your burning questions.
Problems finding a pupillagePaul Harris, Co-founder & Director, AllAboutLaw Paul Harris, Co-founder & Director, AllAboutLaw
It is not guaranteed that you will find a pupillage immediately on completing your BPTC. You may have applied to several chambers, but either you’ve not heard from them at all,
Pupillage applicationsBilly Sexton, Editor, AllAboutLaw.co.uk Billy Sexton, Editor, AllAboutLaw.co.uk
You have your heart set on a career at the Bar, despite everyone advising you against it. “It’s far too competitive… Hardly anyone secures a pupillage!” you hear them cry. But
The realities of gaining pupillageMaudie Powell-Tuck, AllAboutLaw Maudie Powell-Tuck, AllAboutLaw
When you decide to pursue a career at the Bar, you may find some people advising you against it, from career advisers and university lecturers to barristers on mini-pupillages.
What is a pupillage?Charlie Phillips, Author of Working in Law 2013 Charlie Phillips, Author of Working in Law 2013
Barristers’ pupillages last one year, and are divided into two six-month stages, known as ‘sixes’. The first ‘six’ is referred to as the ‘non-practising’ six, since the pupil is not yet