Do you have what it takes to be a barrister?
The Bar is the graduate career that offers it all: independence, intellectual challenge and the opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives. Before you leap into this competitive law career, you need to ask yourself whether you have what it takes to stand alone in front of a judge.
There are a whole host of skills and competencies that are essential for aspiring barristers, from the ability to think on your feet as an advocate to having the stamina to stay focused when the late nights and early mornings kick in. See if you have what it takes with our article on what it takes to succeed as a barrister.Find out more
Top ten tips to get your pupillage CV noticed by chambers
Many chambers use the Pupillage Gateway system for applications, but you’ll still need a law CV when applying for mini-pupillages and work experience. We’ve picked the top CV tips from our ‘five minutes with’ interviewees to give you a hand with a Bar-focused CV.
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TARGETjobs Law Vacation Schemes & Mini-pupillages 2020
You can pick up free copies from your careers service, department or the TARGETjobs stand at a careers fair – or view the online version.View online