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Archive for November 8th, 2007

Pupillage and how to get it…

Today I am talking to Simon Myerson QC, a member of Park Court Chambers in Leeds and author of the very useful blog “Pupillage and How to get it”. Simon is well qualified to give advice, which he does generously on his blog, having practised at the Bar for over twenty years and served as Head of Pupillage in his Chambers until 2003. Although he states on his blog that his experience is provincial rather than metropolitan, the advice given on his blog, structured in a logical and progressive way in the contents, will be of value to all who are contemplating a career at the Bar.

Podcast 33: Simon Myerson on Pupillage and how to get it

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The Times Business diary carries this story. As a former inmate, I just could not resist:

Glenalmond, the Scottish school whose old boys include Lord Turner of Ecchinswell and Lord Falconer of Thoroton, was in the news this summer for a funny spoof video of students “chav hunting” with shotguns, which was misinterpreted by some humourless commentators. They are clearly an enterprising bunch. An e-mail is amusing old boys in the City, claiming “someone sold the Cricket Pavilion on eBay”. The school says: “We weren’t aware of it at this end.” Inquiries are being made of eBay. ”

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My thanks to a friend, a serious City lawyer, for the tip off!

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