[MFL Ep. 25] – Pupillage Tips from A Recruiter’s Perspective

Getting insights directly from inside a pupillage committee can be extremely difficult to obtain – but nevertheless extremely valuable. Fortunately for any aspiring barristers out there – this episode aims to help bridge that gap! 👇

For this episode of the #MoreFromLaw podcast, I spoke to Genevieve Reed, who sits on the Pupillage Committee for Red Lion Chambers. In this episode, we discuss:

  • An overview of the pupillage recruitment process
  • Her best advice for each stage applicants will go through
  • Key skills to try and demonstrate throughout your application
  • How the bar and the judicial system might be affected by COVID-19

And more! An incredibly insightful episode packed with actionable tips. Listen to the full episode via the links below!

SPOTIFYhttps://open.spotify.com/episode/4PEmYg2S1pSrXdOGEmiezB
iTUNES – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/ep-25-pupillage-tips-from-recruiters-perspective-genevieve/id1497485950?i=1000478574256


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How do you become a barrister?

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Do I have to complete mini-pupillages in order to secure a pupillage?

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Do I have to complete a pupillage in order to secure tenancy?

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Pupillage Application Tips from the Pupillage Committee

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The First and Second-Round Interview

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Can I apply for pupillage before finishing the Bar Course?

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I have limited contacts and I am worried that this will impact my application success.

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What else makes a great candidate aside from advocacy skills?

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Barrister v Solicitor – what’s the difference?

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How might COVID-19 affect the Bar?

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