Third six vacancies

Chambers can advertise third six vacancies on the Bar Council website free of charge. Please email Member Services with your advert or call 0207 611 1321.

Applicants for positions advertised on this page should contact the relevant chambers directly.

Number of vacancies

Chambers

Deadline

Open to all applications

Arden Chambers
20 Bloomsbury Square
London
WC1A 2NS

Tel: 020 7242 4244

We are a modern and forward-thinking set of specialist chambers, focusing on the housing, local government and property sectors. As part of our strategy for continued and sustainable expansion, and to assist with our rapidly expanding workload, we are now inviting applications for tenancy or third six pupillage from practitioners of up to 3 years' call, with an interest in and some experience of one or more of our areas of practice.

Applications should be made by CV, covering letter and equal opportunities monitoring form (available on chambers' website), and sent, by 3 June 2016,to applications@ardenchambers.com. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

More information about us can be found on our website: www.ardenchambers.com. For an informal, confidential discussion, candidates should telephone Lisa Jones (Chambers Director) or Jonathan Manning (Chair of Management Committee) in chambers.

We are committed to fair recruitment in accordance with the Bar Council's and our own equality and diversity policies.

Posted: 18 May 2016 

3 June 2016

One vacancy available

Derwent Chambers
78 Friar Gate
Derby
DE1 1FL

Tel: 01332 242425
Fax: 01332 242420

Derwent Chambers is Derby's first ever set of Barristers' Chambers.

Due to an ever-increasing amount of work, particularly in Family and Civil, Chambers are looking to recruit a Third Six Pupil.

Applicants need to have experience and/or interest in General Common Law with an emphasis on Family and Civil Law.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a wide range of good quality work.

Applications should be made by covering letter and CV to Paul Burtenshaw, Practice Consultant: admin@derwentchambers.co.uk

Posted: 28 April 2016 

30 June 2016

Open to all applications

Henderson Chambers
2 Harcourt Buildings
Temple
London
EC4Y 9DB

Tel: 020 7583 9020 

Henderson Chambers are inviting applications for a Third Six Pupillage to start in Autumn 2016.

Our Third Six pupils have 2 seats of 3 months each and will usually be considered for tenancy towards the end of this period. Pupils are expected to go to Court regularly on their own account. Chambers will guarantee £25,000 earnings during this period, which can be paid in advance on terms to be agreed.

For more information about Chambers see www.hendersonchambers.co.uk and follow our Twitter feeds @HendersonPupils and @Henderson_Bar.

To apply send a covering letter, CV, references from at least two past supervisors, and a summary of work undertaken in pupillage so far to pupillages@hendersonchambers.co.uk.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis but should reach us by 8th July 2016.

Posted: 18 May 2016 

8 July 2016

Two vacancies available

23 Essex Street Chambers
Chambers of John Price QC and Cairns Nelson QC
Century Buildings
14 St Mary's Parsonage
Manchester
M3 2DF

Tel: 0161 870 9969

23 Essex Street is one of the largest and strongest sets of barristers in England and Wales. We currently have over 100 barristers practising not only in crime, but also professional discipline & regulatory work as well as civil work with a focus on chancery/commercial.

As a Chambers we are renowned for the quality of our barristers and clerks. We provide the highest levels of experience and expertise throughout all areas of law. We pride ourselves on providing all our clients with the very best representation. We are ranked as a set for Crime, Financial Crime, Professional Discipline and Commercial, banking & insolvency in the leading Legal Directories.

Chambers has a genuine commitment to teamwork, supported by both its formal training programme and its inherent culture, which ensures important recent experience is shared across chambers. Chambers has set up a number of specialist teams, offering a strong portfolio of barristers who are effective at all levels, to harness and develop expertise in certain niche practice areas.

COMMERCIAL

23 Essex Street launched its chancery and commercial team on 1st July 2015. Their expertise is complimented by that of a number of other members of Chambers who practise in this area, allowing Chambers to offer barristers with specialisms ranging from traditional chancery areas such as trusts, wills, probate and real property to general commercial litigation, sale of goods and professional negligence. We also specialise in corporate and/or personal insolvency acting for insolvency practitioners, creditors and debtors.

CRIME

Members of Chambers both prosecute and defend across all areas of criminal work including the most serious and complex of cases. We have particular expertise in areas such as fraud, terrorism, murder & violent crime, serious sexual offences, and serious drug offences.

Commentators note that there are "a lot of talented people with significant ability" attached to the set. They further state that it is "an extremely professional outfit with client care and expertise at the forefront of the operation". The Legal 500 noted that we are "knocking at the door of the first-tier sets in the field" (Legal 500 2015: Crime).

We have offices in London, Manchester and Nottingham and our members are supported by a friendly and professional clerking team.

These Third Six Pupillages will be based in our Manchester Office.

Details of how to apply can be found on our website at http://www.23es.com/join-us/pupillage/

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence and in compliance with the Equality and Diversity Code for the Bar.

If you have any questions about the application process please contact Chambers' Director of Education and Training, Lynn Griffin, by email to lynngriffin@23es.com

Posted: 28 April 2016 

29 July 2016

Two vacancies available

Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP
280 High Holborn
London
WC1V 7EE

T: 0207 851 8888

Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP (www.jha.com) is a leading litigation law firm acting in complex and high value disputes. Our firm comprises leading barristers and solicitors from various dispute resolution specialisms and backgrounds including financial and commercial litigation, international arbitration and tax litigation.

We are interested in applications from pupils who are completing (or who have already completed) a pupillage at a leading chambers specialising in commercial litigation, arbitration or tax law. We invite applications from current pupils about to complete their pupillage for a position equivalent to a Third Six, with a view to being kept on in a permanent position as a barrister.

Applications should be made by email and include a CV and covering letter and should be sent to Human Resources by email (HR@jha.com). Applicants must mention in the subject of the email 'Third Six Pupillage'.

Due to the high volume of CVs we receive, we unfortunately cannot commit to reply to each applicant. If selected for interview, the successful applicant will receive an email within 7 working days after sending the application.

Posted: 13 May 2016 

30 September 2016

Open to all applications

39 Park Square Chambers
39 Park Square North
Leeds
LS1 2NU

Tel: 0113 245 6633
Fax: 0113 242 1567

39 Park Square is looking to recruit a Third Six pupil (with a view to securing tenancy).

We invite applications for Third Six pupils to join the Crime, Immigration & Personal Injury Teams to commence as soon as possible.

Applicants will recently have undertaken a First and Second Six pupillage, and will be looking to gain substantial advocacy and paperwork experience. Solicitor applicants with similar experience, wishing to transfer to the Bar, will also be considered. We anticipate that successful applicants will have a busy diary. Applications for tenancy will be considered after a six month period. 

Applicants should be committed to undertaking work mainly on the North Eastern Circuit but will also be required to work on others when needed.

Application is by curriculum vitae and covering letter, which should be posted to Ian Kitchen, Senior Clerk.

Chambers operates an equal opportunities policy and adheres to the Equality and Diversity Code for the Bar.

Posted: 12 May 2016

No deadline

Open to all applications

St John's Chambers
101 Victoria Street
Bristol
BS1 6PU

Tel: 0117 923 4717
Fax: 0117 929 4821

We invite applications for a 3rd six pupil to join our busy Family Law team.

Our successful Family Law team is looking to recruit and grow. Many of our members and our clerks are regularly recommended in the leading directories whiles we are also involved in several cutting edge initiatives.

Our team is looking for an ambitious 3rd six pupil with a particular interest in Public Law children cases to join our busy team.

Applications should be sent to:
Derek Jenkins, Chief Executive,
101 Victoria Street,
Bristol,
BS1 6PU

Posted: 12 May 2016

No deadline

Open to all applications

9 Bedford Row
London
WC1R 4AZ

Tel: 020 7489 2727
Fax: 020 7489 2828

9 Bedford Row invites applications for third six pupillage, with a view to tenancy.

9 Bedford Row has long been a highly regarded, leading set in both domestic and international criminal law.

Applications are sought from outstanding candidates. The successful candidates can expect to be busy and in court every day covering Chambers' expanding workload.

Applicants should submit a copy of their CV and a single page covering letter to the pupillage committee.

All application will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Posted: 12 May 2016

No deadline

Open to all applications

Cathedral Chambers 
10 Clytha Park Road
Newport
NP20 4PB

Sophia House
28 Cathedral Road
Cardiff
CF11 9LJ

Email: clerks@cathedralchambers.co.uk

Cathedral Chambers invites applications for a Third Six pupil who has experience in family law. Applications for tenancy will be considered after a six month period.

Chambers specialises in all aspects of family law and requires a Third Six pupil to assist with their high caseload. You will be expected to draft pleadings and skeletons, undertake conferences with clients as well as attending before all levels of tribunal in South Wales and beyond. A full driving license and car is essential.

Applications should be made by CV and covering letter to clerks@cathedralchambers.co.uk, clearly marked "Application for Third Six
Pupillage". All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Posted: 12 May 2016

No deadline

At least one vacancy available

St. Albans Chambers
2 - 4 St. Peters Street
St. Albans
Hertfordshire
AL1 3LF

Tel: 01727 843383
Fax: 01727 842820

St. Albans Chambers invites applications for one or more Third Six pupils.

An offer of a Third Six pupillage would be with a realistic expectation of a tenancy being offered thereafter, providing the pupil proved themselves worthy of a place in Chambers.

Due to a significant increase in work within the areas of family children and finance, civil and magistrates crime, we offer the opportunity for immediate work. The successful candidate would be introduced to our solicitor clients (local and national firms), Local Authorities and CPS.

We serve our clients within the regions of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and London.

We are a highly regarded mixed set based in St. Albans.  Successful applicants can expect to be in Court regularly.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence and should be addressed to the Practice Manager and sent to clerks@stalbanschambers.com. Please enclose a full profile and covering letter.

Chambers operates an equal opportunities policy and adheres to the Equality and Diversity Code for the Bar.

Posted: 15 April 2016 

No deadline

Open to all applications

1MCB, Chambers of John Benson QC
Third Floor
15 New Bridge Street
London
EC4V 6AU

Tel: 020 7452 8900
Fax: 020 7452 8999
DX: 195 Chancery Lane

1MCB Chambers is a multi-disciplinary human rights set with an ongoing commitment to access to justice for all members of the community. Chambers is friendly, has established and supportive teams across a range of disciplines and is focused on a creative and innovative business approach.

We are seeking applications from outstanding third-six pupils with an interest in either pursuing a criminal or civil practice.  During third-six candidates will primarily be expected to cover Chambers' criminal work and should have at least six months experience including summary trials and Crown Court advocacy. 

Chambers offers successful third-six candidates the opportunity to develop their civil practice, whilst also covering crime for Chambers, by guaranteeing a minimum of four days per month is allocated for the development of civil work. 

All candidates should demonstrate a proactive approach to developing their own practices and have a commitment to Chambers' ethos.  Third-six pupils will also have a supervisor and benefit from support throughout their time with us.  Third-six pupils are not charged rent or commission. 

Chambers is committed to the Equality & Diversity Code for the Bar.

Applicants should submit a CV and covering letter to bernadette.smith@1mcb.com

Posted: 14 April 2016 

No deadline

Open to all applications

Ropewalk Chambers
Ropewalk Chambers 24
The Ropewalk
Nottingham
NG1 5EF

Tel: 0115 947 2581
Fax: 0115 947 6532

Ropewalk Chambers invites applications for one or more Third Six pupils.

An offer of a Third Six pupillage would be with a realistic expectation of a tenancy being offered thereafter, providing the pupil proved themselves worthy of a place in Chambers.

We are a highly regarded civil set based in Nottingham but with pupils and members working nationally.  Successful applicants can expect to be in Court regularly. The pupillage would be unfunded.

We are looking for candidates who will uphold our core values of excellence, service and integrity. We would expect to want to take up references from earlier pupillages.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence and should be sent to patricklimbqc@ropewalk.co.uk  Please enclose a full profile and covering letter.

Ropewalk Chambers operates an equal opportunities policy and adheres to the Equality and Diversity Code for the Bar.

Posted: 13 April 2016

No deadline

One vacancy available

Magdalen Chambers
Victory House
Dean Clarke Gardens
Exeter
Devon
EX2 4AA

Tel: 01392 285200 
Fax: 01392 208204

Magdalen Chambers is one of the largest chambers in the South West with almost 50 members, specialising in all aspects of Civil and Family work.

In line with our current expansion programme, we are seeking applications for a 3rd six pupil to assist and support our busy junior Civil and Family practitioners.

Ideally, we would like the successful applicant to join us as soon as possible, with the possibility of tenancy following completion of their 3rd Six.

To apply for an interview, we ask that all applicants send their CV and covering letter to James Basden, Senior Clerk, by email to james@magdalenchambers.co.uk along with anonymised examples of recent written work. All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Chambers operates an equal opportunities policy and adheres to the Equality and Diversity code of the Bar Council.

Posted: 1 April 2016 

No deadline

Two vacancies available

Church Court Chambers
Goldsmith Buildings
Temple
London
EC4Y 7BL

Tel: 020 7936 3637
Fax: 020 7583 2061

Church Court Chambers is a multi-disciplinary set with a proud reputation in Crime, Family, Employment, Immigration and Civil Law. Our Members, including two Silks and 46 juniors, enjoy busy and varied mixed practices; collectively they have an enviable back catalogue of high-profile and complex matters.

We welcome applications for two Third Six pupillages from candidates who can demonstrate a willingness to engage with the broad spectrum of work available in Chambers. We look for academic ability, outstanding advocacy skills, evidence of commitment to life at the independent Bar, and hallmarks of character which are reflective of not simply a Member of the Bar, but a barrister who wishes to become in due course a Member of Church Court Chambers.

We remain committed to recruiting the best and most able pupils. Chambers considers the development and expansion of Chambers as being inherently linked to our pupillage programme. Third Six pupils have a dedicated pupil supervisor and "junior buddy". As a Chambers, we can offer a firm foundation and range of work to third-six pupils, allowing them to develop a busy and varied practice.

All applications shall be treated in the strictest of confidence and should be by way of covering letter of no more than one side of A4 enclosing a CV of no more than three sides of A4.  Applications should be addressed to Kerim Fuad QC and sent to Chambers' Senior Clerk by email.

Chambers is committed to equal opportunities and acts in accordance with the Bar Council's Code of Conduct and the Equality Code for the Bar. We do not discriminate, or permit discrimination, by reference to sex, race, ethnic origin, national origin, nationality or citizenship, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, religion, political persuasion, disability or age.

Posted: 24 February 2016 

No deadline

One vacancy available

Clock Chambers
Ashton House
67 Compton Road
Wolverhampton
WV3 9QZ

Tel: 01902 313444
Fax: 01902 421110

Clock Chambers is a busy set of chambers which specialises in Criminal and Family work.

We are looking for a third six pupil who can commence as soon as practicable with a view to apply for tenancy.

Applicants must be enthusiastic personable and be able to work as park of a team.

We cover the Midland circuit, ie the West and East Midlands, Warwickshire, Worcester, Staffordshire and Shropshire.

Applicants should submit a CV detailing legal experience to Prof. John Ritson.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Posted: 24 February 2016 

No deadline

Two vacancies available

Forum Chambers
1 Quality Court
London
WC2A 1HR

Tel: 020 3735 8070

Forum is a small commercial set of chambers, with an emphasis on banking and finance, based just outside Lincoln's Inn. We are looking to expand our busy team. We welcome applications for up to two third six pupillages.

Applicants must be enthusiastic, personable, and able to work as part of a team.

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to  clerks@forumchambers.com

Posted: 15 February 2016

No deadline

Two vacancies available

Exchange Chambers
Liverpool
Manchester
Leeds

Tel: 0845 300 7747

We are actively looking to recruit two third six common law pupils.

Visit our website for further information about chambers.

To apply, please contact Chantal Campbell at Campbell@exchangechambers.co.uk for an application form.

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence and compliance with the Bar Council's Equality and Diversity rules.
 
Posted: 8 February 2016 

No deadline

Open to all applications

Regency Barristers Chambers
45 Priestgate
Peterborough
PE1 1LB

Tel: 01733 315215
DX: 12349 PETERBOROUGH 1

Regency Barristers Chambers is seeking a 3rd six pupil to commence as soon as practicable, with a view to being able to apply for tenancy.

Due to a significant increase in work within the areas of family children and finance, civil and magistrates crime, we offer the opportunity for immediate work. The successful candidate would be introduced to our solicitor clients (local and national firms), Local Authorities and CPS.

We serve our clients within the region of East Anglia, East Midlands, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire.

We pride ourselves in nurturing and developing young talent in order to forge a successful career at the bar including developing their own solicitor client base as well as offering support with direct public access for the future.

Regency Chambers is an equal opportunities policy and complies with the Equality and Diversity Code.

Candidates will be selected on merit.

Any applications should be sent via email to pwright@regencychambers.law.co.uk with a covering letter and C.V. including details of recent advocacy/court work would be helpful. All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.

Posted: 1 February 2016

No deadline

Open to all applications

Chambers of Mr David Josse QC
5 St Andrew's Hill
London
EC4V 5BZ

Tel: 0207 332 5400
Fax: 0207 489 7847

5 St Andrew's Hill is pleased to invite applications from prospective third six pupils with a view to tenancy. The successful candidates will practise in crime, civil, extradition and prison law.

Third Six pupils can look forward to being in court most days, and will be expected to cover some Saturday hearings.

Applications are sought from outstanding candidates with experience of conducting a wide range of hearings in the criminal courts, for both the prosecution and defence.

Candidates should demonstrate a proactive approach to developing their own work, and commitment to Chambers' values.

Applicants should submit a CV, detailing legal experience to date, and a covering letter to Mr Edward Connell.
 
Chambers is committed to the Equality & Diversity Code for the Bar.

Posted: 9 November 2015

No deadline

Open to all applications

6KBW College Hill
21 College Hill
London
EC4R 2RP

Tel: 0203 3010 910
Fax: 0203 3010 911

6KBW College Hill invites applications for third six pupils with experience in criminal and public law. Third six pupils are encouraged to apply for tenancy after a suitable period and a number of members of chambers are former third six pupils.

Find out more about us from our website.
 
To apply please submit your CV along with covering letter to  Katherine Hardcastle.
 
All applications will be treated in confidence and in compliance with the Bar Council's Equality & Diversity Rules.

Posted: 30 October 2015

No deadline

Open to all applications

Central Chambers
89 Princess Street
Manchester
M1 4HT

Tel: 0161 236 1133
Fax: 0161 236 1177
 
Central Chambers invites applications for one or more Third Six pupils.

Central Chambers is a well-established chambers in the heart of Manchester city centre. Members practice in Crime, Family, Immigration and Civil law. We are inviting applications from candidates who specialise in these areas.

An offer of a Third Six pupillage would be with a realistic expectation of a tenancy being offered thereafter, providing the pupil proved themselves worthy of a place in Chambers.

Please enclose a full profile and covering letter.

Applications should be addressed to Joseph Lynch, and will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Chambers has an equal opportunities and diversity policy.

Posted: 24 August 2015

No deadline

Open to all applications

Drystone Chambers
35 Bedford Row
London 
WC1R 4JH 

Tel: 020 7404 1881
Email: Benjamin.Seifert@drystone.com

Following the merger of Dyers Chambers and One Paper Buildings, Drystone Chambers is delighted to announce that we are inviting applications for third six pupils.

Third six pupils are eligible to apply for tenancy at the end of their pupillage, and a number of members of chambers are former third six pupils.

Applications by email by way of a covering letter and CV to Benjamin Seifert.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence and in accordance with the Bar Council's Equality & Diversity Rules.

Posted: 18 May 2016

No deadline

Open to all applications

Goldsmith Chambers
Goldsmith Building
London
EC4Y 7BL

Tel: 020 7353 6802

Goldsmith Chambers is currently recruiting Third Six pupils with a view to tenancy for both our Criminal and Civil Practice Groups.

Criminal Team:
Applications are sought from candidates with experience of conducting a wide range of hearings in the criminal courts, for both the prosecution and defence.  The successful candidates will be committed to practicing in crime.

Civil Team:
Applications are sought from candidates with Direct Access accreditation and the adaptability to cover a wide range of mixed civil law.

All applicants should e-mail Catherine Milsom ( c.milsom@goldsmithchambers,com) Head of the Pupillage and New Tenancy Committee, with the subject line "Third Six Application", and with the following documents attached:

-Your covering letter and CV,
-A print-out of your work diary covering last three months,
-Any references that you would like us to consider, including from solicitors and former pupil supervisors, and
-Our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (link under the Pupillage tab on our website , should you wish to complete it.  Please note that completion of this form is entirely voluntary. 

Posted: 26 May 2016

No deadline

Three vacancies available

Chambers of Shabeena Azhar and Jonathan Mole
9 King's Bench Walk
Temple
London
EC4Y 7DX

Tel: 020 7353 9564
Fax: 020 7353 7943

9 King's Bench Walk currently has three vacancies for third six pupils with experience predominantly in criminal law.
Successful applicants will be kept busy conducting cases, for both defence and prosecution, in the magistrates' courts every day. Third six pupils will have ample opportunity to develop a Crown Court practise, prosecuting and defending and the scope to develop and refine advocacy skills is therefore substantial. We also encourage pupils to develop their own practise in family, immigration or civil law and we have experienced practitioners in all areas who will be able to advise and guide third six pupils who wish to broaden their areas of specialisation.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence and should be addressed to Richard Wood, Secretary to the Tenancy and Pupillage Committee, enclosing a CV and covering letter.

We have a robust equal opportunities policy.

Posted: 16 January 2015

No deadline

Open to applications

Senate House Chambers
14 Albion Place
Northampton
NN1 1UD

Tel: 01604 210979
Fax: 01604 622283

Chambers invites applications for third six pupillage and tenancy.

Senate House Chambers is the largest set of barristers based in Northampton and provides specialist legal representation and advice in family, crime, immigration and civil law.

We are expanding our junior family and criminal teams and welcome applications for third six pupillage and probationary tenancies. Offers will be made on the basis that applicants should expect to develop a mixed practice.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence and should be addressed to our Joint Heads of Chambers Miss. Michelle Christie and Miss. Lianne Murphy and should be by way of a CV and covering letter.

Posted: 18 December 2014 

No deadline

Open to applications

The Chambers of Anthony Metzer QC
Goldsmith Building                                   
Temple
London,
EC4Y 7BL

Tel: 020 7353 6802
Fax: 020 7583 5255

Goldsmith Chambers is currently recruiting Third Six pupils who wish to gain experience in predominantly criminal work.  Please e-mail Victoria Wilson, Head of the Pupillage and Tenancy Committee, with the subject line "Third Six Application", and with the following documents attached:

Your covering letter and CV;

A print-out of your work diary covering last three months;

Any references that you would like us to consider, including from solicitors and former pupil supervisors;

And our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (link under the Pupillage tab on our website www.goldsmithchambers.com), should you wish to complete it.  Please note that completion of this form is entirely voluntary.

Posted 15 September 2014

No deadline

One vacancy available

St Ives Chambers
Whittall Street
Birmingham
B4 6DH

Tel: 0121 236 0863
Fax: 0121 236 6961

St Ives Chambers is looking to recruit a Third Six pupil to commence as soon as possible (with a view to securing tenancy), to practise in Crime, with the possibility of some Regulatory work in future.

We invite applications for a Third Six pupil to join the Criminal team to commence as soon as possible.

Applicants will recently have undertaken a First and Second Six predominantly in crime, and will already have substantial advocacy experience in both the Magistrates and Crown Courts. We anticipate that successful applicants will have a busy diary. Applications for tenancy will be considered after a 6 month period.

Applicants should be dedicated to practising criminal work, in addition to having a desire to work primarily in the Midlands.

Application is by way of CV and covering letter, which should be e-mailed or posted to Timothy Bowe

Chambers operates an equal opportunities policy, and adheres to the Equality and Diversity Code for the Bar.

Please see Chambers website for more information about Chambers.

Posted: 16 January 2014 

No deadline