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The Pupillage Podcast

The 1st of January 2019 saw the release of an exciting new Middle Temple podcast – the Pupillage Podcast - hosted by Middle Temple members Beatrice Collier and Georgina Wolfe (both of 5 Essex Court).

Each of the episodes is focused on a different aspect of the pupillage process, from creating your CV and joining an Inn, to acquiring advocacy experience and doing pro bono work; from how to approach mini-pupillages, to applications and interviews.

In each episode Beatrice and Georgina chat to a range of guests – junior tenants, junior barristers, senior juniors, silks, judges and others – to obtain their advice on what applicants should be doing to pursue their goal and increase their chances of obtaining pupillage. Each guest brings the benefit of his or her own experience of sitting on scholarship committees, marshalling with students, judging moots, reading applications, conducting pupillage interviews, mentoring students and of Life at the Bar to give listeners precious insights, tips and pitfalls to avoid. 

Series 1 


Becoming a Barrister and How to Write Your CV


The Inns

Advocacy Experience

Choosing Your Practice Area I: Mixed Civil

Choosing Your Practice Areas II: Crime and Family

Choosing Your Pupillage I: Life On Circuit

Choosing Your Pupillage II: Chambers or Employed Bar?




Series 2 


Mooting Demystified 

Quick Fire 1: Law School and Pupillage Applications 

Quick Fire 2: Interviews and Beyond   

The Bar as a Second Career 

The Criminal Bar 

Media and Defamation Law

Commercial Bar

Human Rights and Public International Law 

Chancery and Court of Protection 

Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence 

Planning and Information Law 

Third Sixes 



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