Available now: The Pupillage Podcast Series 2

Series 2 of The Pupillage Podcast is now live and new episodes will be released each week.

Episode 7: Human Rights & Public International Law

Human Rights and Public International Law are two of the most appealing and popular areas of the law, but what do they really entail and how easy are they to get into? We hear from two junior practitioners who tell us about their own motivations and the challenges they have encountered in their practices.

Episode 6: Media And Defamation Law

From private letters to phone hacking, fake news to trolling, media law is one of the most glamorous practice areas around. Hear about night lawyering, being booed by studio audiences & reading the bestsellers from Adrienne Page QC on today's episode.

Episode 5: The Criminal Bar

This is an episode for anyone considering a life of crime. The Criminal Bar is one of the most exciting and rewarding areas of practice but it also faces some of the biggest challenges and shockingly low rates of pay and poor working conditions. Attrition rates among juniors, especially women, are worryingly high. Today we hear from some criminal practitioners who bravely tell it like it is.

Episode 4: Bar as a second Career

This episode is for those of our listeners who are already working – but are thinking about leaving their current career in order to come to the Bar. A surprisingly large proportion of barristers in private practice have had a previous career of one sort or another. Indeed one of the guests on this episode told us that when he’s King, all barristers will be obliged to have a period of employment for at least a year before they start!

Episode 3: Law School and Pupillage Applications

In today's double-bill of mini-episodes, Beatrice and George answer some of your questions. In episode 1, they discuss law school and applications questions while in episode 2, they concentrate on interviews and beyond and re-live some embarrassing moments from their own pupillage journeys

Episode 2: Interviews and Beyond

In today's double-bill of mini-episodes, Beatrice and George answer some of your questions. In episode 1, they discuss law school and applications questions while in episode 2, they concentrate on interviews and beyond and re-live some embarrassing moments from their own pupillage journeys

Episode 1: Mooting Demystified

In this episode we hear from Carin Hunt, barrister at Outer Temple Chambers; Master Angus McCulloch QC, Master of the Bench and barrister at One Crown Office Row as well as William Hawkes.