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The Chambers Student Guide – the student’s companion to the legal profession – gives the truth about law firms and the Bar.


Based on thousands of interviews with trainees, pupils and market sources, this website offers the full package of careers advice to anyone considering a law career.


For 17 years Chambers and Partners has been publishing the Student Guide, now considered the must-have reference tool for students.



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A calendar of all the Training contract application deadlines for our True Picture firms.


Advice from an aspiring barrister heading through the Pupillage Gateway: Applying for pupillages.


What ethical and moral challenges do commercial solicitors face? We explore Ethics in the law.



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Training contract deadlines


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1 June 2014Foot Anstey


13 June 2014Bates Wells Braithwaite


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Pupillage deadlines (2015)


25 April 2014 - 1 Chancery Lane


30 April 2014 - Pupillage Gateway closes - view Gateway sets


15 May 20141 Hare Court 



Chambers Student Guide 2014




New firms

The following firms feature in the True Picture for the first time: Curtis Mallet-Prevost, Maclay Murray & Spens, Morgan Lewis, Peters & Peters and Slater & Gordon.



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