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.
The age-old tradition of a jury trial is synonymous with the English courts; but there are those who believe it should be consigned to the history books as a relic of a bygone age.
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?
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.
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.
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.