Consult the Oracle and you will find enlightenment... At LawCareers.Net we often receive queries about the processes and options related to joining the legal profession. Some questions arise again and again, while others are fiendishly obscure. Each week we'll publish one of the more interesting inquiries (anonymously) and provide an informative answer. But don’t worry – most letters are answered privately. Email us at email@example.com and don’t forget to comment by signing into MyLC.N.
Letter of the week
I've always wanted to be a barrister, but recently I've realised that that it is more financially secure to train at a City firm and more likely that I would get a training contract, compared to a pupillage. Would it hurt my chances at the Bar to train as a solicitor and then re-qualify as a barrister?Read reply »
I’ve heard that the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is changing some of its education and training regulations - how will these affect me?Read reply »