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Stour Chambers - 12 Months - October 2018

Chambers information
Name of chambers:
Stour Chambers
Head of Chambers:
Simon Johnson
Address of chambers:
8 Vernon Place
Chambers website address:
Main practice area:
Family Law
Practice areas:
Civil; Family
Specialist services:
Public access work; Mediation; Pro bono
South eastern
Number of junior tenancies (in the last three years):
Pupillage vacancy information
Number of pupillages:
Awards available:
Financial support level:
£12,000 - £19,999
Closing date:
14 June 2018 at 4:00 PM
Pupillage start date:
October 2018
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
Stour Chambers is looking to recruit a pupil for a 12 month funded pupillage beginning in October 2018. A grant of £12,000 will be awarded to the successful candidate comprising of £6,000 in the first six months of pupillage and £6,000 guaranteed earnings in the second six.
Stour Chambers is a leading regional set based in Canterbury specialising in family and general civil law. Pupils will be expected to gain experience and knowledge in both areas of law.

The successful candidate will benefit from stimulating and robust training in the full range of Chambers’ work. Chambers has a firm belief that pupillage is an effective way to recruit new tenants and is committed to equipping pupils for a successful career at the Bar. Chambers attracts a large volume of junior advocacy work and is therefore keen to expand. Previously pupils have been welcomed into Chambers life and given constructive feedback so as to give them the best possible chance of securing tenancy at the end of the year.
How to apply
Applications for Pupillage must only be made on Chambers’ application form. Application forms are available on Chambers’ website at, by applying via email to:- or by post (enclosing a self-addressed envelope to Pupillage Co-ordinator, Stour Chambers, Mill Studio, 17a Stour Street, Canterbury, CT1 2NR).

Chambers does not follow the pupillage gateway timetable. Completed applications should be sent and received by post or emailed to by 4pm on 14th June 2018. Chambers intends to hold interviews in the last week of June 2018 and the first week of July 2018. Offers will be made by 14th July 2018.