Dr Elaine Freer

Dr Elaine Freer

Elaine is a tenant at 5 Paper Buildings, prosecuting and defending in criminal matters. Prior to pupillage she completed a PhD at Keele University part-funded by Inner Temple. She is also a College Teaching Officer at Robinson College, Cambridge.

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Maximising mini-pupillage

No contacts, no mini-pupillage? Dr Elaine Freer examines the state of work experience at the Bar in light of recent guidance for chambers and her own research on socio-economically disadvantaged aspirant entrants

On its website pages about work experience, the Bar Council states: ‘Mini-pupillages provide an invaluable insight into life as a barrister and may provide some useful contacts to assist you in finding pupillage. 

21 February 2017
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