Charlotte Hughes

Charlotte Hughes

I graduated from the University of Reading in 2015 and studied the BPTC at the University of Law graduating in 2017 with a Very Competent. I am currently undertaking my pupillage at East Anglian Chambers primarily in criminal law.



Barristers on less than the minimum wage? You must be joking!

People refuse to believe that a someone in a profession that is universally portrayed as being wealthy could be paid less than the minimum wage. So how does this happen?


How joining my university law society helped me get pupillage

The time has come again when the start of the academic year rolls around. Whether you are a fresh-faced first year nervously heading off to university or a battle-hardened third year looking forward to the end of your degree, a good law society will have something for you.


Expectation versus reality: first six months of pupillage

For most people starting pupillage, 'D-day' typically falls in October or September. Having started my pupillage in April, I thought I would share my thoughts on some of the main worries and expectations from my first six months of pupillage.


Pupils Advocacy Course: What's it really like?

There are some additional training requirements that must be completed before a baby barrister can be fully qualified in the eyes of the Bar Standards Board. One of those is the Pupils Advocacy Course.