Magdalen Chambers - 12 months - October 2019

Chambers information
Name of chambers:
Magdalen Chambers
Head of Chambers:
Christopher Naish
Address of chambers:
Victory House
Dean Clarke Gardens
Exeter
EX2 4AA
Chambers email:
N/A
Chambers website address:
Main practice area:
Family and Civil
Practice areas:
Administrative; Business; Consumer law; Employment; Family; Property and land; Personal injury; Clinical negligence; Planning; Environment; Regulatory; Public law; Chancery; Financial services and regulation; Civil; Commercial and chancery; Children law
Specialist services:
Alternative dispute resolution (mediation and arbitration); Public access work; Pro bono
Circuits:
Western
Tenants:
41
Number of junior tenancies (in the last three years):
None
Pupillage vacancy information
Number of pupillages:
Two
Awards available:
Yes
Financial support level:
£12,000 - £19,999
Closing date:
7 February 2019 at 11:00 AM
Pupillage start date:
October 2019
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
Reference:
NPG987/18/1571
Description
Magdalen Chambers in Exeter invites applications for two pupillages commencing in 2019.

Magdalen Chambers is the largest set in the south-west (south of Bristol) and is looking to expand further through the recruitment of outstanding pupils with the potential to become tenants.

Chambers intends to recruit one family and one civil pupil. Please be clear in your application which is your preferred area of specialism.

Pupils will be allocated one pupil supervisor but will be expected to spend time with other members in order to gain exposure to the different types of work that Chambers undertakes. In your second six, you will start to take on your own cases as well as continuing to undertake work with 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. Please explain why you wish to undertake pupillage at Magdalen Chambers. (200 words)
  2. Please explain whether you wish to undertake a civil or family pupillage and your reasons for this. (150 words)
  3. What is the biggest (non-academic) challenge you have had to overcome and why does the experience make you more likely to succeed at the bar? (200 words)
  4. Please provide details of your personal interests. (150 words)
How to apply
To apply, please click on the Apply Online link below and then complete the online application form.