Error-prone pupillage application website Pupillage Portal is to be put out of its misery – and replaced with a new site called 'Pupillage Gateway' from March next year.
The chairman of the Bar Council was recently reported in the Evening Standard saying that there are not enough pupillages for those trying to enter the Bar. This is not new, but that is not to say that it should not be news, writes The Law Horse. Every BPTC student gambles tens of thousands of... Read more »
Yesterday's Evening Standard featured several letters – including, naturally, a missal dispatched from Legal Cheek HQ – responding to Wednesday's expression of concern by Bar Council chair Michael Todd QC that "too many students" are leaving law schools with huge debts and "no realistic prospect of pupillage". One correspondent even suggested that pupillage should be... Read more »
On Sunday BPP Law School chief executive Peter Crisp became the latest – and most unlikely – person to (indirectly) lend his voice to the growing chorus of warnings against doing the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC). Speaking to The Sunday Times(£), Crisp said that he does "not advise going into criminal practice at the... Read more »