Becoming a Barrister: Getting pupillage and a career at the Bar (Paperback)
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Competition for pupillage is fierce and the journey to a career at the Bar is tough and full of pitfalls. Written by a barrister from a top London chambers, this concise and accessible guide traces the route to success in securing pupillage. The reader is taken, step-by-step, through every stage towards becoming a barrister, from school and university through to vocational training and pupillage, including: - Is this the career for me? - Getting to know the profession - The Academic Stage - The Vocational Stage - Mini-pupillage and other work experience - Which area of law? - Which chambers? - The application process - Pupillage Includes practical examples and handy hints, plus sections on CVs, interviews and 'hot topics'. This is essential reading for all those interested in a career at the Bar and is suitable for those at school, university and beyond.