Covid-19 pupillage Q&A session

On Thursday 21 May 2020 the Bar Council held its third online Covid-19 event, a pupillage Q&A for heads of chambers and members of chambers’ senior management teams.

The expert panel, convened by Chair of the Bar Council Education and Training Committee, Nicholas Vineall QC, included Jacob Hallam QC of 6KBW, Wendy Pickering of Monckton Chambers, the Bar Council’s Education, Diversity and Inclusion, and CSR Policy Analyst Rose Malleson, and the Bar Standards Board’s Senior Supervision and Authorisation Officer Laura Gray.  The session covered matters relating to current and future pupils, including deferrals and cancellations, and the more general impact of Covid-19 on recruitment into the profession.