Westgate Chambers (deadline 1 October)

We are currently offering tenancies in specific practice areas and are looking for candidates who have completed pupillage and are able to demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm to develop in those practice areas. The Probationary tenancy is for a duration of 6 months and applicants can apply for tenancy on completion of 5 months. Probationary tenants will be allocated a Pupil Supervisor to provide ongoing support and assistance. They can expect a busy and diverse practice in their chosen practice area and the opportunity to develop both their written and oral skills.

  • 12 August 2022
  • Probationary tenancy vacancy

Legal sector joins business in calling for more negotiating time in India free trade deal

The Bar Council has co-signed a letter to the International Trade Secretary.

  • 11 August 2022
  • Press release

Guildhall Chambers (no deadline)

Guildhall Chambers is a top-tier multi-disciplinary set based primarily in Bristol with a national footprint. We are inviting applications for a third-six probationary tenancy with a view to full tenancy with our thriving specialist Property & Estates team. Successful candidates will be joining a busy team and gaining a broad range of experience across the property and estates fields of work. It is hoped that the successful candidate will be able to start asap upon completion of their 12 month pupillage, it is envisaged that the duration of the probationary tenancy will be circa six months.

  • 11 August 2022
  • Probationary tenancy vacancy

Old Square Chambers (deadline 8 September)

Old Square Chambers is offering a third six pupillage commencing in October 2022. The pupillage offers guaranteed earnings in the first six months (details available on request) and you can expect to be busy appearing in the County Court and/or Employment Tribunals, be that virtually or in person.

  • 9 August 2022
  • Probationary tenancy vacancy

42 Bedford Row- Civil (deadline 26 August)

42 Bedford Row invites applications for a probationary tenancy (third six pupillage) in our Civil Group commencing in September/October 2022. We are a “Lawyer Top 30” multi-disciplinary set of more than 120 members organised into five core practice areas; Business & Property, Employment, Housing, Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence/Inquests and Family.

  • 5 August 2022
  • Probationary tenancy vacancy

Thomas More (deadline 30 November)

Thomas More Chambers invites applications for tenancy from pupils who have completed or about to complete their 12-month pupillage. Successful applicants will be able to develop a busy mixed common law practice (including work in the civil, family and criminal fields). Applicants who wish to specialise in criminal work are especially welcome.

  • 5 August 2022
  • Probationary tenancy vacancy

Queen Square Chambers (deadline 26 August)

Queen Square Chambers is a thriving mixed common law set in Bristol, a city regularly recognised as one of the best places to live and work in the UK. We currently enjoy a surplus of instructions and are looking to recruit one or more probationary tenants (formerly known as “third-six pupils”) to join our friendly and active team.

  • 5 August 2022
  • Probationary tenancy vacancy

Bar Council welcomes Kathryn Stone's appointment as Chair of the Bar Standards Board

Mark Fenhalls QC offers congratulations and warm welcome

  • 4 August 2022
  • Press release

Enterprise Chambers - Leeds (no deadline)

Enterprise Chambers (Leeds) invites applications for third-six pupillage. Enterprise Chambers Leeds is a top-tier set in Commerical, Insolvency, Real Estate and Chancery and is looking to expand its team due to volume of work.

  • 3 August 2022
  • Probationary tenancy vacancy

Enterprise Chambers - Bristol (no deadline)

Enterprise Chambers (Bristol) invites applications for third-six pupillage. Enterprise is a leading commercial chancery set of barristers specialising in commercial and chancery, company, insolvency and restructuring, banking and property law..

  • 3 August 2022
  • Probationary tenancy vacancy

Joint message from the Chairs of the Bar and the CBA: Criminal Legal Aid

The Bar Council and Criminal Bar Association have issued a joint statement on the current situation regarding reform of criminal legal aid fees

  • 2 August 2022
  • Press release

LSB competence statement ‘a solution in search of a problem’, says Bar Council

The Bar Council is concerned that the statement is an example of the Legal Services Board overstepping its remit.

  • 29 July 2022
  • Press release

Hailsham Chambers (deadline 5 September)

Hailsham Chambers invites applications for a third six pupil to commence in September or October 2022, with a view to joining our award-winning team.

  • 28 July 2022
  • Probationary tenancy vacancy

Broadcasting Crown Court sentencing will shine a light on the system, says Bar Council

The Bar Council has welcomed the announcement that cameras will be allowed in the Crown Court for sentencing.

  • 27 July 2022
  • Press release

1 Essex Court (deadline 15 September)

1 Essex Court is a thriving chancery/commercial set based in the Temple. We invite applications for a third six pupillage, with a view to tenancy.

  • 27 July 2022
  • Probationary tenancy vacancy

42 Bedford Row (deadline 19 August)

42 Bedford Row invites applications for a probationary tenancy (third six pupillage) in our Family Law Group commencing in September/October 2022.

  • 26 July 2022
  • Probationary tenancy vacancy

Lamb Chambers (deadline 26 August)

Lamb Chambers (Chambers of Richard Power) invites applications for a Probationary Tenancy (formerly Third Six pupillage) commencing 3 October 2022.

  • 26 July 2022
  • Probationary tenancy vacancy

Law Reform Essay Competition: Here's why I think you should enter

John-Paul Swoboda, a former runner-up in the competition, says he found the experience 'challenging and rewarding'

  • 25 July 2022
  • Blog

Bar Council hails new measures helping domestic abuse victims in family and civil courts

The Bar Council comments on new measures helping domestic abuse victims

  • 21 July 2022
  • Press release

11 New Square Chambers (deadline 15 September)

Chambers of John Gardiner QC (11 New Square) is a leading set of barristers’ chambers specialising exclusively in tax law. Members of Chambers advise and act in relation to all aspects of tax law and in all Courts and tax tribunals in the UK as well as in several other jurisdictions.

  • 21 July 2022
  • Probationary tenancy vacancy