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Imposter syndrome: moving on

Time to look afresh at the imposter syndrome narrative? Why pathologizing normal anxieties can be unhelpful to barristers and future generations. By Kate Brunner QC and Sarah Regan

21 September 2021 / Kate Brunner QC / Sarah Regan

The rewards of pro bono

Doing pro bono work not only improves access to justice and changes lives, it also helps us to expand our legal horizons, writes Conall Patton QC 

21 September 2021 / Conall Patton QC
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COIC pupillage matched funding 2022-24

COIC welcomes applications for matched funding for 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 pupillages

15 September 2021 / Mrs Justice Lieven

Lockdown pupillage (2)

Two perspectives on pupillage during the pandemic concludes with a look at Karen’s experiences on her feet (AKA the ‘lockdown second six’)

15 September 2021 / Chris Bryden / Karen Staunton

Minding the pupillage gap

Lack of networking and advocacy opportunities have been pupils’ biggest challenges during COVID. Melissa Elsworth, Thomas Harvey and Mani Basi explain how the Family Law Bar Association’s expanding Pupillage Project is helping to fill the gap 

15 September 2021 / Melissa Elsworth / Thomas Harvey / Mani Basi

Top tips for new pupils

Welcome to the Bar! To help new pupils at the start of a daunting year, here’s some advice from three incumbents to help you navigate the inevitable challenges

15 September 2021 / Aaron Mayers / Holly Challenger / Ryan Anderson

Dual qualify: New York Bar

Your guide to making it as a NY attorney and practical issues for English barristers. By Teresa Rosen Peacocke and Alex Haines

01 September 2021 / Teresa Rosen Peacocke / Alex Haines

The Employed-Bar Bencher guide

Employed barristers are disproportionately underrepresented as Benchers yet bring distinct skills to the governance of their Inns: BACFI's application guide

01 September 2021 / BACFI

On reflection…

Helen Conway on the joy of reflective practice as a form of CPD and how to do it

01 September 2021 / Helen Conway

Introducing… My Learned Friends

Progress on pervasive and persistent practice issues – the new group campaigning for career-altering change

01 September 2021 / My Learned Friends
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Justice for all; a mighty cause

In the battle of ideas and values which the maintenance of the rule of law involves, lawyers remain in the frontline

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