15 Winckley Square - 12 months - September 2020

Chambers information
Name of chambers:
15 Winckley Square
Head of Chambers:
Mr. J. Dyer
Address of chambers:
15 Winckley Square
Preston
Lancashire
PR1 3JJ
Chambers email:
Chambers website address:
Main practice area:
Family
Practice areas:
Family; Common law; Crime
Specialist services:
Public access work
Circuits:
Northern
Tenants:
47
Number of junior tenancies (in the last three years):
Five
Pupillage vacancy information
Number of pupillages:
One
Awards available:
Yes
Financial support level:
£12,000 - £19,999
Closing date:
7 February 2019 at 11:00 AM
Pupillage start date:
7 September 2020
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
Reference:
pg002/18/1523
Description
We are a thriving common law set with strong teams in all aspects of family law and crime.

We are offering One Family pupillage to start in September 2020.


The pupillage will be 12 month pupillage funded at £1,500.00 pcm plus travel expenses to Court for the first six and at £1,750.00 pcm plus travel expenses to Court for the second six (or any higher sum required to be in compliance with current Bar Council requirements). In the second six the payment will be made on an income guarantee basis. Historically, our pupils tend to earn above this level after a couple of months on their feet.

The pupillage is with a view to tenancy and we have proven track records in this respect having offered all our pupils tenancy for over 20 years.

We believe we have an excellent system for recruitment and training evidenced by the large number of successful practitioners we have 'home grown'.

The pupils and younger members in our chambers have enjoyed much success in recent years in terms of prizes, merit based scholarships, service as Circuit Junior and on the Bar Council.

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)
How to apply
To apply, please click on the Apply Online link below and then complete the online application form.