10th May - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: Two-thirds of students who pass the £12,500-plus Bar Professional Training Course fail to secure a pupillage, according to new statistics that once again call into question the credibility of the bar’s training regime. Nearly half of pupillages are awarded to women, but the bar regulator says that since more women than men enrol on the BPTC, ‘more work may be required’ to tackle gender bias. White BPTC candidates may also be more successful in securing pupillage than BME candidates, it adds, though ‘more research is needed’. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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