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Why Doing The Bar Professional Training Course And Not Becoming A Barrister Isn’t Necessarily A Bad Thing

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Yesterday I met up with top legal blogger Charon QC, who is currently touring the country in a bid to assemble a legal doomsday book via a host of Rioja-fuelled podcasts and video interviews. I explained to him why I’d rather be a journalist than a barrister doing publicly-funded work – and how the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), which I did six years ago, has proved useful grounding for launching Legal Cheek (even if it was massively over-priced)…

This podcast is also available on iTunes and the Charon QC UK Van Rouge Law Tour website.

There’s more on career ‘pivots’ when Plan A doesn’t work out here.