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The Education Department is here to support you throughout your journey to the Bar.

We run several career development schemes designed to connect you with practising members of the Inn, optimise your chances of securing pupillage, and prepare you for practice.

Contact our careers team for enquiries relating to these schemes, or professional development more generally.


An opportunity to have a regular point of contact from within the Inn’s practising membership, to assist with your professional development.


Accompany a judge in court, to gain an insight into the role of the judiciary, court procedure and advocacy styles.

Pupillage application advice

Discuss your pupillage application preparation and receive personalised feedback and guidance on your written advocacy, in advance of the Pupillage Gateway deadline.

Mock interviews

Receive constructive feedback on your performance during an interview scenario and improve your confidence, delivery and presence.

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Mentoring Scheme

Be mentored by a barrister practising in the area of law in which you are seeking pupillage.

Marshalling Scheme

Gain insight into the role of the judiciary, court procedure and styles of advocacy


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