Posts tagged with: bptc

Week 1 of the BPTC

Hey everyone! I just started week 2 of the BPTC and I thought I’d reflect on week 1. So far it has been really interesting and fun to be able to apply whatever we learnt at an undergraduate/GDL level in...
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How to get a First Class Honours in Law

This is a question I have been asked several times, so I thought i’ll just make a blog post to address it. This is what I learnt over the years: Study smart – studying hard is very important but studying...
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The importance of commercial awareness and how to stay commercially aware

What does it mean to be commercially aware? In my opinion and in terms of the legal context, very simply put, it means being aware of the recent and most notable developments happening in the legal sector. Why is this...
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Making your CV and Cover Letter

Hey everyone! Hope you’re all enjoying your summer holidays – after a year of continuous hard work, it is extremely well deserved. However with that being said, I would still recommend making a bit of time to update your CV...
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Did you know?

… that in the UK you don’t need to have an undergraduate degree in law to become a Barrister?!?! 😱 You could have a degree in science, history, economics or anything else! Once you finish your degree, all you have...
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Application process for the BPTC

The Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) is an intense course that equips students with the skills necessary in order to attain a pupillage. The full-time BPTC runs for one academic year; the part-time course for two years. Just like after...
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