Why brains and not class count in the scramble for pupillage – The Times

Posted May 20th, 2010 in news by sally

“If you want to become a barrister you have to secure pupillage — a training place in chambers.

Each year there are an average of 500 pupillage places but an estimated 4,000 would-be barristers vying for them. That’s because the 1,400 applications a year are boosted by 2,600 applicants from previous years having another go.”

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The Times, 20th May 2010

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk