With many chambers now looking at making both home and office working a feature of chambers life, Carolyn Entwistle, the Bar Council’s Director of Services and Tom Pennington-Hare, Legal Director, Fox Williams LLP, look at some of practicalities they face in implementing a hybrid way of working
The inner workings of the Bar Council, including its relationship with the regulator, the Bar Standards Board, is revealed by Natalie Zara, Head of Governance at the Bar Council
Guest blog: Greater representation is needed of those with visible and non-visible disabilities at the Bar
Barrister Christina Warner of Goldsmith Chambers writes about her experience with Stargardts Disease and how the Bar can better support those with disabilities.
Shiva Ancliffe QC of Coram Chambers and the Bar Council’s Remuneration Committee summarises the top tips from the recent Bar Council Family Legal Aid Billing seminar
Thomas More Chambers is a leading common law set, now inviting applications for third six pupillage. Chambers has "an excellent array of barristers" and "an enviable international practice". The clerks are “first rate"; “they go above and beyond to assist counsel, the instructing solicitors and ultimately, the client” (Legal 500).
Fenners Chambers is a common law set based in Cambridge, with over 50 members. We invite applications for a third six pupillage to commence as soon as possible with a duration of six months. Our third six pupil can expect to have a busy court practice in Chambers’ core areas of crime, civil and family. Applications for tenancy will be considered on the conclusion of the third six pupillage.
Henderson Chambers is inviting applications for a Third Six to start in Autumn 2021. Our Third Sixers have 2 seats of 3 months each and will usually be considered for tenancy towards the end of this period. In normal circumstances pupils are expected to go to Court regularly on their own account.
Francis Taylor Building is a leading public law set specialising in planning, environmental and licensing law. We are looking for an outstanding candidate to join as a probationary tenant who has the potential to support the continuing success of Chambers.
Whitestone Chambers has a vacancy for a third six pupil. The deadline for applications is 16 July however, we will be interviewing before that date based on applications received.
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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.
Devereux is a top civil set and its members are recognised as leaders in their fields by both Legal 500 and Chambers UK. We are friendly and forward-looking and have an excellent reputation for the quality of our work.
Chavasse Court Chambers has an excellent reputation as a busy and strong set of chambers with formidable advocacy experience in defending and prosecuting serious crime. We have outstanding clerks who have built long standing working relationships with many local solicitors and beyond.
4-5 Gray’s Inn Square is a leading public and commercial law set. Due to an increase in work Chambers invites applications for third six pupils to commence either immediately or in Autumn 2021. Our core practice areas are public & administrative, commercial & chancery, planning & environment, property & housing, international, and regulatory, professional discipline & business crime.
Chambers are looking to recruit a Third Six Pupil from October 2021. The successful applicants will have successfully completed 1st and 2nd Six Pupillage in Chancery / Commercial Chambers
Littleton is a long-established set specialising predominantly in employment and commercial law. We are recognised in both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 as being in the very top tier of employment sets. Our commercial practitioners are also recognised in both directories as leading individuals.
We welcome applications for Third Six pupillage with an interest and particular focus in Social Housing, Landlord & Tenant and Property, successful candidates will also have the opportunity in the wider practice areas, including within our Commercial Division.
Fraser Chambers invites applications for third-six pupillage from candidates who have completed pupillage and who can demonstrate an interest in defamation and private prosecutions to service our High Net Worth client base. Part of the third six pupillage may involve secondment at a firm of solicitors.
Chambers invites applications for a criminal 3rd six from practitioners who have completed pupillage (or who will shortly do so) and seek to establish themselves in a criminal practice predominantly in London and the South East.
Guidance and a template risk assessment for returning to work in chambers