IMPORTANT NOTICE: 6th February 2018
‘Chambers is actively seeking established practitioners, particularly 5+ years’ call, to join our busy and dynamic Family team.

Our team has expertise across the range of family law including private and public children law cases, cohabitation disputes, financial remedies and international family disputes.

Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence and should be sent to Richard Barton, Joint Head of Chambers,

If you are an established Practitioner and are looking to move to a set of Chambers that offers you the administrative and professional support required to enhance your practice then please contact us.

At the first instance call Chambers on 01273 480510 and ask to speak to a member of the Tenancy Committee. All applications are treated in the strictest of confidence.

Chambers offer a limited number of mini-pupillages each year. A candidate for a mini pupillage should have completed their first year’s law study.

Applications may be sent in writing to Adam Armstrong, Practice Manager. Please include your CV and a covering letter including preferred dates for a placement with Chambers. Due to the nature of the work undertaken applicants must be aged 18 or over.

The following timetable applies to all applications for pupillage:

  • 7th February – Application deadline
  • February – April – Interviews
  • 3rd May – Offers made for pupillages starting October the following year

Chambers offer up to 2 pupillages each year for 12 months with a grant of £12,000 each per year.

The pupillage is divided in to 3 periods of 4 months supervision. The work undertaken will be mainly in criminal and family law. We actively encourage periods of work experience during your 1st 6 months with outside agencies such as the Crown Prosecution Service and local authorities.

2nd 6 months of Pupillage
Chambers are a very busy common law set. During your 2nd 6 months it is likely that you will be predominantly in the Magistrates Court , however other areas of work undertaken include civil actions in the County Court and Family matters.

How to apply
Applications should be made to the pupillage co-ordinator by way of a handwritten letter accompanied with your CV. Every applicant will receive a written response confirming whether or not they have been successful in being invited for interview. Our postal details can be found here.