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30 Park Place - 12 months - September 2020

Chambers information
Name of chambers:
30 Park Place
Head of Chambers:
Ruth Henke QC
Address of chambers:
30 Park Place
CF10 3BS
Chambers email:
Chambers website address:
Practice areas:
Administrative; Chancery; Clinical negligence; Commercial; Community care and health; Education; Employment; Family; Finance; Human rights; Immigration; Inquiries and inquests; Local government; Mental health & court of protection; Personal injury; Planning; Police; Prison law and criminal justice; Procurement; Public law; Regulatory; White collar crime; Crime
Specialist services:
Public access work; Pro bono; Mediation
Wales & chester
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:
September 2020
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
Thirty Park Place is committed to developing the future of the Bar by offering a number of funded twelve month pupillages per annum to suitably qualified applicants.

Chambers is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Thirty Park Place is a multi-disciplinary chambers highly ranked in the major legal directories, which offers expert legal advice and representation at all levels of call and across a wide range of practice areas. Chambers is made up of 68 barristers, primarily based in Cardiff, including 8 QC’s, assisted by a strong clerking and administration team.

Our selection process aims to be rigorous, objective and fair. We select pupils on ability and potential alone, and look for evidence of intelligence, analytical ability, communication and advocacy skills. A strong desire to succeed and a commitment to the profession are also essential. Both law and non- law graduates are encouraged to apply.
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. Why do you wish to become a barrister? (150 words)
  2. What areas of practice are you interested in and why? (200 words)
  3. Give your reasons for your choice of chambers? (200 words)
  4. Please briefly explain your understanding of the law making powers in Wales? (200 words)
  5. Why do you believe that you will make a good barrister? In your answer please identify any relevant experience or skills that you believe may help you in your career. (200 words)
How to apply
To apply, please click on the Apply Online link below and then complete the online application form.