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Struan Campbell, outreach manager of Inner Temple, discusses the process of qualifying as a barrister, from studying the BPTC to joining an Inn of Court and on to securing pupillage.
Although junior lawyers are split roughly equally between male and female, the senior positions at law firms, barristers’ chambers and in the judiciary are still overwhelmingly dominated by one demographic – white, upper-class men, predominantly public school and Oxbridge educated. This article looks at the ongoing fight to achieve gender equality in the legal profession and weighs up the debate surrounding the introduction of quotas for women to speed up gender parity.
I was distraught – I didn’t have many extra-curricular interests at the time, and defined myself by my grades far more than I would now.
Understanding what goes on in different practice areas is an important part of deciding which legal career path to take. Here is a broad selection of some of the best online resources for lawyers (and would-be lawyers) of all persuasions.