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Kings Chambers - 12 months - October 2020

Chambers information
Name of chambers:
Kings Chambers
Head of Chambers:
Nigel Poole QC
Address of chambers:
Kings Chambers
36-38 Young Street
M3 3FT
Chambers email:
Chambers website address:
Practice areas:
Administrative; Public law; Chancery; Civil; Civil liberties; Human rights; Commercial; Common law; Construction and engineering; Employment; Immigration; Insolvency and restructuring; Intellectual property; Landlord and tenant; Licensing; Personal injury; Planning; Environment; Professional negligence; Sports law; Commercial dispute resolution; European law; Revenue
Specialist services:
Mediation; Public access work; Pro bono
Northern; North eastern; Midlands
Number of junior tenancies (in the last three years):
Pupillage vacancy information
Number of pupillages:
Awards available:
Financial support level:
£40,000 - £49,999
Closing date:
11 February 2019 at 11:55 PM
Pupillage start date:
October 2020
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
Pupillage commencing 2020

For October 2020, we will be offering 3 specialist pupillages.
• 1 in the Common Law department (Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury & Costs)
• 1 in the Public Law department
• 1 in the Business & Property department

The timetable is as follows:
Monday 7th January 2019 - Application form available and applications accepted
Monday 11th February 2019 - Application Deadline
Thursday 7th March 2019 - 1st Round Interviews
Friday 8th March 2019 - 1st Round Interviews
Monday 18th March 2019 - 2nd Round Interviews
Friday 22nd March 2019 - Offers made

The pupillage award for those commencing pupillage in 2020 will be £20,000. Chambers will consider applications to draw down up to 50% of the award in the BPTC year. In addition to this award we guarantee the income of pupils in their second six months up to £25,000. So our pupil's guaranteed income in pupillage is £45,000.
How to apply
To apply for pupillage with Kings Chambers in 2020, please do the following:

(i) Download the 2020 Application form here
(note, you must use adobe acrobat to complete this form.
It can be downloaded for free here:

(ii) Send your completed form to
(iii) As we assess your applications ‘blind’ (i.e. without personal data) in the body of the email, include the following:
a. Name
b. Address
c. Contact Telephone Number
d. Email
e. Whether there are any restrictions on your ability to work in the UK (yes or no)
f. Whether you have any special requirements if you are invited for interview (yes or no, if yes, please explain)
g. If you are not available on 7th, 8th or 18th March 2019 please say.

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