Guides for Prospective Barristers

Get to know your Chambers from your Inns of Court.  Everything you need to secure the all-important pupillage or mini-pupillage.

Prospective Barrister Checklist

If you’re hoping to become a barrister, your to-do list is going to be pretty long. We’ll give you a head start with our ready made barrister checklist.

Pupillage

If you want to be a fully qualified barrister, you’ll need to complete a year of pupillage with a chambers. Dive in and find out what it’s all about here.

Mini-pupillages

What’s a mini-pupillage and how do you get one? Explore work experience for future barristers and find out how you can secure one for yourself.

Inns of Court

What are the Inns of Court? What are qualifying sessions? Since when does eating count as training? We’ll give you to lowdown on the Inns here.

Mooting

If you want to be a barrister, you NEED to be mooting. But what is it? Why is it so important and do you need a wig? Find out here.