MI5 has been secretly collecting your data for years. What’s next?

It has been reported that MI5, the UK’s counter-intelligence and security agency, has been collecting and analysing substantial data from the phone records of UK citizens over the past 10 years. Following this revelation, many may raise the question: how can this invasion of privacy be held as legal? So what exactly has MI5 been … Continue reading MI5 has been secretly collecting your data for years. What’s next?

‘A Career as a Barrister’ with Professor Sime, BPTC Director at City Law School

Becoming a barrister is not the most straightforward career path to embark upon. There are many hurdles and it is fiercely competitive, but when you get there… what do you actually do? Fortunately, we had the assistance of Professor Stuart Sime, Director of the BPTC and City Law School, on the matter. On a rainy … Continue reading ‘A Career as a Barrister’ with Professor Sime, BPTC Director at City Law School

University of Law Everything You Need to Know About Getting Pupillage

On the 3rd November we were joined by Charlotte Baker from the University of Law for an evening on the dreaded issue of getting pupillage. Happily, what she had planned for us not quite as stressful as the application process itself. The evening began with a short presentation. Charlotte told us about her journey to … Continue reading University of Law Everything You Need to Know About Getting Pupillage