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New Court Chambers - 12 months - October 2019

Chambers information
Name of chambers:
New Court Chambers
Head of Chambers:
Mr Chris Poole & Mr Giles Bain
Address of chambers:
New Court
Chambers email:
Chambers website address:
Main practice area:
Practice areas:
Family; Public law
Specialist services:
Public access work
South eastern
Number of junior tenancies (in the last three years):
Pupillage vacancy information
Number of pupillages:
Awards available:
Financial support level:
£20,000 - £29,999
Closing date:
11 February 2019 at 11:00 AM
Pupillage start date:
7 October 2019
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
New Court Chambers is a specialist set of family barristers, with particular expertise in Public Law Care, Adoption, Private Law Children, Financial Relief and Court of Protection matters, providing advice to both professional clients and Direct Access clients. We are recognised in Chambers & Partners Guide to the UK Bar as a leading family set and have a number of members in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. Chambers is looking to recruit two pupils for 12 month funded pupillages, commencing in October 2019, in the hope that they will become our future junior tenants.
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 wish to become a barrister? (200 words)
  2. BC4 - 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)
  3. BC5 - Please identify any additional experiences / skills gained that you believe may help you in your career. (200 words)
  4. BC2 - What areas of practice are you interested in and why? (200 words)
  5. BC3 - Give reasons for your choice of chambers. (200 words)
How to apply
To apply, please click on the Apply Online link below and then complete the online application form.