(This page is often updated)

Newsletters and blogs


Online case resources


List of Chambers/Chambers profiles


List of pro-bono organisations

Below is a list of organisations that students may wish to approach for pro bono work


Practitioner Groups

You can also join practitioner groups. Some require you to be working in a certain area, but others will let you join as a student or interested person. Find out more:

(Thanks to the Young Legal Aid Lawyers group for letting us pinch this list!)

Podcasts & Television



Advocacy & Pupillage

  • The Art of the Advocate, Richard Du Cann
  • The Devil’s Advocate, Iain Morley QC
  • Bewigged and Bewildered?: A Guide to Becoming a Barrister in England and Wales, Adam Kramer and Ian Higgins
  • The Path to Pupillage: A Guide for the Aspiring Barrister, Georgina Wolfe and Alexander Robson


  • The Rule of Law, Tom Bingham
  • Under the Wig: A Lawyer’s Stories of Murder, Guilt and Innocence, William Clegg QC
  • Jeremy Hutchinson’s Case Histories, Thomas Grant
  • In Your Defence: Stories of Life and Law, Sarah Langford
  • Guilty Until Proven Innocent, Jon Robins
  • The Justice Game, Geoffrey Robinson
  • A Short Book of Bad Judges, Graeme Williams
  • Weird Cases: Comic and Bizarre Cases from Courtrooms around the World, Gary Slapper
  • Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken, The Secret Barrister


  • A Short Gentleman, Jon Canter
  • Law and Disorder, Tim Kevan
  • Law and Peace, Tim Kevan
  • The Rumpole of the Bailey series, John Mortimer