Tag: Barristers

More than a quarter of pupil barristers encounter bullying or harassment

Significantly higher number of women experienced issues personally

Mar 15 2024 6:18am

Number of pupillage spots on offer hits a record high

But number of applicants also up

Feb 26 2024 8:45am

Wayne Rooney applied to study law at Nottingham Uni

'I want to do it to get one of those wigs on!'

Feb 21 2024 11:36am

CPS: Quarter of pupil barristers quit after a year

Potential for 'better advocacy opportunities' elsewhere, report finds

Feb 21 2024 8:56am

Comedy actor pokes fun at barrister-life with mockumentary

Inspired by stories from KC father

Feb 19 2024 8:22am

Young barristers report lower levels of overall wellbeing

Crime and family worst by practice area

Feb 7 2024 8:49am

Bar course students offered extra exam resits

Follows trial last year

Feb 5 2024 11:38am

Surge in bullying reports to lawyer wellbeing charity

LawCare records one of its 'busiest years ever'

Feb 5 2024 8:46am

Barristers warned against risks of ChatGPT

But Bar Council says AI use not 'inherently improper'

Feb 1 2024 8:54am

High Court: Law Society secures win in legal aid row with government

Chancery Lane took action over failure to implement recommended fee rises

Feb 1 2024 8:53am

Nearly 60% of pupil barristers are women, new data shows

BSB's diversity report shows number of rookie barristers on the rise

Jan 30 2024 8:50am

Chambers boost pupillage awards in hunt for top grad talent

Increases of as much as 40%

Jan 26 2024 11:42am

Some words of wisdom for pupillage seekers

Beverley Dawes, head of the Bar Practice Course at ULaw, offers her advice on selecting chambers, writing applications, and interviews

Jan 23 2024 8:48am

95 lawyers gain silk statusĀ 

Latest comp attracted 283 applications

Jan 22 2024 10:12am