Why I stopped pressuring myself over Pupillage

For the past year I have been confused about whether or not I will apply for Pupillage during the GDL. With those of us aspiring to the Bar looking at self-funding around £20, 000 for the BPTC alone, the temptation to panic and worry about how high the stakes are is strong. But after spending […]

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Becoming a Lawyer 101: Essentials for Aspiring Barristers

Aspiring to become a barrister means navigating a tricky web of applications, work experience requirements, scholarship deadlines, extra qualifications and more. In all honesty, the process can be a bit overwhelming. Having learned everything I know about the Bar from independent research, I’ve complied a handy list of essential websites and resources for aspiring barristers. […]

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Don’t let a lack of legal experience hold you back!

Don’t forget to expose yourself to legal environments and gain relevant experience as you prepare for a career in law. Experience Counts. Like any other job, experience is essential for aspiring lawyers. It is also essential to build a catalogue of relevant activities and experiences that have given you legal exposure. I was well advised […]

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