Barristers’ views are being sought on everything to do with third-six pupillages, including a 10-point list of good practice and whether a name change should be explored.

‘A third sixer is in a vulnerable position and at risk of being exploited,’ wrote Rupert Jones, a member of the Bar Council’s Third Six Pupillages Working Group, on BarTalk. Should this area be regulated? Should there be guaranteed earnings? Have you experienced third-sixers being exploited?

Please email Alex Cisneros with your views: or visit: See also ‘The third-six pupillage phenomenon’, Counsel, March 2016.