Lincoln House - 12 months - September 2019

Chambers information
Name of chambers:
Lincoln House Chambers
Head of Chambers:
Andrew Thomas QC
Address of chambers:
8th Floor
Tower 12, The Avenue North,
18-22 Bridge Street, Manchester
M3 3BZ
Chambers website address:
Main practice area:
Crime
Practice areas:
Criminal; Civil; Professional discipline & regulatory; Regulatory; Health and safety; Fraud; Inquiries and inquests; Professional discipline; Trusts
Specialist services:
Public access work
Circuits:
Northern
Tenants:
74
Number of junior tenancies (in the last three years):
Four
Pupillage vacancy information
Number of pupillages:
Two
Awards available:
Yes
Financial support level:
£20,000 - £29,999
Closing date:
7 February 2019 at 11:00 AM
Pupillage start date:
September 2019
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
Reference:
10770/18/1471
Description
Lincoln House Chambers is planning for the future by looking to recruit high calibre pupils to join our nationally-recognised set. We are experts in high profile Criminal cases, Regulatory law, Inquests, Professional Discipline and Civil Litigation. Recently, members of chambers have appeared in the Gosport Independent Panel, the Hillsborough Inquests and, historically, the British Coal Litigation and the Shipman Inquiry.

"Lincoln House is a number one set for crime. The quality of their advocates is second to none. The set's barristers ooze class, quality and expertise." Chambers & Partners.

"Lincoln House Chambers is a ‘pre-eminent regulatory set’, with a reputation in this area that continues to grow. Members have expertise in health and safety matters, as well as professional disciplinary work involving the police and medical professions, to name a few." Legal 500.

“Lincoln House Chambers has a dedicated team specialising in matters which are factually, legally and medically complex. Its disease work covers British Coal respiratory disease, miner’s knee, and surface dust cases, while catastrophic injury and clinical negligence are other core areas of the practice.” Legal 500

Undertaking a pupillage at Lincoln House will provide you with the training, skills and experience you need to begin a long and successful career. You will be mentored by one of our top barristers who will offer you a wealth of knowledge and guidance to help you confidently tackle challenging and complex cases.

This is an unprecedented opportunity to complete pupillage in a top tier set, with a reputation for innovation, teamwork and strength in depth.
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. Give an example of a time when you have used written or oral skills of advocacy to achieve a desired outcome. Please briefly explain the situation, what you did/said, and the result that it had. (300 words)
How to apply
To apply, please click on the Apply Online link below and then complete the online application form.