5 ways to announce to the world that you’ve bagged a pupillage
Friday was, of course, pupillage offer day. For the lucky ones, there was delight, followed by the tricky business of getting the tone right in sharing their wonderful news with the world. We consider five different approaches…
The unabashedly joyful
Tempting fate a bit, given 9-12 Bell Yard’s focus on the under-attack area of criminal law. Still, touching (unless you’re married and/or have kids)
I have been offered and accepted pupillage at 9 – 12 Bell Yard. Happiest moment of my life!
— MerryVW (@merryVW) August 2, 2013
A barrister-to-be ascribing his success to fortune and claiming to be lost for words…hmmm.
Fortunate enough to have got #pupillage for Oct 2014. Speechless does not cut it.
— Callum Beamish (@CABeamish) August 2, 2013
Sweet. If a little Gywneth Paltrow 2010.
Thank you to @jamessflee for some excellent career advice: follow your dream. I did, and today I secured pupillage at my dream chambers!
— Jennifer Kay (@jenniferkay_) August 2, 2013
Tired and emotionally spent, the pupillage-bagger issues a short report from the summit, before collapsing into the pristine Everest snow.
I am celebrating the best news ever by… Sitting still. Alone. I am too exhausted, post-adrenaline rush, to do anything else. #pupillage
— Alice Clare (@AliceRich) August 2, 2013
The press release via a spokesperson
Getting someone else to break the good news on your behalf while buying you champagne. Shrewd. A great career beckons.
In celebration of aforementioned #pupillage success by @mariannetutin, I have purchased suitable supplies #champagne pic.twitter.com/pqomRV9Fp9
— Tom Lewis (@thomasllewis) August 2, 2013