pupillage

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pupillage

(ˈpjuːpɪlɪdʒ) or

pupilage

n
1. (Education) the condition of being a pupil or duration for which one is a pupil
2. (Law) the condition of being a pupil or duration for which one is a pupil
3. (Law) (in England) the period spent by a newly called barrister in the chambers of a member of the bar
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It's probably just as well, with around 20,000 graduating from law school each year, and just 4,500 trainee contracts and 500 pupilages.
Monika Bar, 32, and Shannon Eastwood, 24, were offered tenancy after successfully completing pupilages with the set.
Black and minority ethnic law students are still finding it more difficult than their white counterparts, with the same qualifications, to obtain pupilages and articles.