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The recent wave of pupillage salary increases at the top commercial barristers' chambers has certainly caused a stir. It started earlier this year with Essex Court Chambers' decision to increase its pupillage salary from £40,000 to £55,000 from October 2010, and was followed by an announcement from One Essex Court that it will pay each of its four new recruits commencing pupillage next year a salary of £60,000 - a 33% increase on the £45,000 award that the set's pupils currently receive.
Ben Rigby reports on the pupillage salary war under way at the commercial Bar
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