This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.

Ropewalk Chambers - 12 months - October 2020

Chambers information
Name of chambers:
Ropewalk Chambers
Head of Chambers:
Jayne Adams QC
Address of chambers:
24 The Ropewalk
Chambers email:
Chambers website address:
Main practice area:
Practice areas:
Personal injury; Clinical negligence; Commercial; Housing and social welfare; Insolvency and restructuring; Costs; Landlord and tenant
Specialist services:
Public access work; Mediation; Pro bono
Number of junior tenancies (in the last three years):
Pupillage vacancy information
Number of pupillages:
Awards available:
Financial support level:
£40,000 - £49,999
Closing date:
7 February 2019 at 11:00 AM
Pupillage start date:
October 2020
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
IMPORTANT: Due to an administrative error. this vacancy is a resubmitted version of an old vacancy for Ropewalk Chambers, rather than a newly created vacancy. As a result, this vacancy has been withdrawn and a new one has been posted. Please ensure that any prospective application for pupillage at Ropewalk Chambers goes through the vacancy reference NPG040/19/1657, which may be found at the following link

We are offering up to 3 twelve month pupillages in 2020. It is anticipated that one Pupil will start in April 2020 and the other two Pupils will start in October 2020. This is, however, flexible and we are able to accommodate two pupils starting in April 2020 and one pupil starting in October 2020. The pupillage award is £40,000. £10,000 can be drawn down to assist the applicant in the 12 months before commencing pupillage. Our Pupillage Brochure can be found on our website. We use the Pupillage Gateway Application Form.
Application Questions

The following questions will form the Pupillage Application Questionnaire section of the application form for this pupillage vacancy. These are included here to allow you to prepare in advance.

  1. BC1: Why do you believe you will make a good barrister? In your answer, please identify any relevant experiences or skills that you believe may help you in your career (200 words)
  2. BC2: Why do you want to join our chambers? In your answer, please give reasons for your choice of chambers and explain why you are interested in our areas of practice (200 words)
  3. What areas of practice are you interested in within Chambers and why? (200 words)
How to apply
To apply, please click on the Apply Online link below and then complete the online application form.