Genevieve Reed spoke to five hundred magazine about how Red Lion Chambers was adapting its pupillage assessment and recruitment policies in light of Covid 19 and the recent A Level results debacle:
"My chambers no longer ask for A-level results on pupillage applications. It was a small change but made a big difference to our paper sift and helped us to interview a more representative pool of candidates. We also have an extenuating circumstances box on every form which candidates can use to explain why they have not, for example, achieved a particular mark in an assessment. This could be used by candidates who, in the years to come, want to explain their BPTC results or other associated issues."
Read more here: [fivehundred magazine]