In order to encourage additional pupillages, the four Inns of Court have set up a Pupillage Matched Funding Scheme for those chambers whose work is predominantly publicly funded. Applications by chambers can be made via the online application form on the Pupillage Matched Funding Scheme website until 5pm on Tuesday 1st December 2015. For further information please visit … Continued
The four Inns support the Pegasus Awards Scheme which offers tenants and employed barristers within five years of practice the opportunity to travel abroad and work as lawyers in other common law jurisdictions and the European Union. Applications for the 2016 awards are open now. The closing date is 1pm, Monday 30 November 2015. Funded by the four … Continued
Congratulations to the prize winners of the Lee Essay Competition 2015 on the question ‘Do Wednesbury principles remain an appropriate standard of review in public law?’: Lucia Crimp: awarded 1st Prize Ruth Kennedy: awarded 2nd Prize The next Lee Essay question will be released in our news and on the Inn’s social media on 5 October 2015.
Congratulations to Mark Greaves, winner of the Beloff Essay Competition 2015 on the topic ‘Counsel’s advice to the Conservative Party on putting into effect its manifesto commitment to reform the Human Rights Act’. You will be able to read the winning essay in the Gray’s Inn Student Law (which is due to be published later this year). … Continued
The Library will be hosting tours for BPTC students from Monday 28 September to Friday 2 October 2015. Tours last about 10 minutes and no booking is required, just pop in when you are free and ask a member of staff at the enquiry desk. You will receive £2 free credit if you set up a printing … Continued
Read this article in The Guardian written by Gray’s Inn Vocalise mentor, Zehrah Hasan, for some insight into the benefits of debating and debate training in prisons. Student members of all four Inns can apply to become a Vocalise mentor. For further information, or to register your interest, please complete a Vocalise application form.
UPDATE 19/08/2015: We are happy to announce that the Library is now able to accept card payments. Due to the success of the trial recently carried out in the Library, we are now able to accept payments by card for the amount of £5 and above. Library users can pay by credit or debit card for printing and photocopying, and … Continued
The Bar Council’s plan to move the opening of the Pupillage Gateway from April to January from 2016 has been put on hold for further consultation and the opening of the Pupillage Gateway will therefore be in April 2016. A detailed announcement issued by the Bar Council can be seen below. Students can seek careers advice, including … Continued