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Normanton Chambers - 12 months - July 2019

Chambers information
Name of chambers:
Normanton Chambers
Head of Chambers:
Jonathan Dingle FRSA and Andrea Barnes
Address of chambers:
Normanton Chambers, Second Floor
218 Strand
Chambers website address:
Main practice area:
Practice areas:
Personal Injury; Clinical Negligence; Commercial; Civil; Family; Common Law; Costs; Arbitration; Property; Business; International Law
Specialist services:
Western; London; South eastern
Number of junior tenancies (in the last three years):
Pupillage vacancy information
Number of pupillages:
Awards available:
Financial support level:
£12,000 - £19,999
Closing date:
24 May 2019 at 4:00 PM
Pupillage start date:
July 2019
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
After two very successful recent pupils, and having re-named ourselves Normanton Chambers in January 2019 to celebrate the @First100years since Helena Normanton became the first woman to join an Inn (Middle Temple) we seek a First and Second Six pupil to be based in London and on the Western Circuit, as well as enjoying work from Hartlepool and Manchester. The candidate will have a strong background and interest in PI, CN and Employment. Diverse and unusual candidates welcomed.
How to apply
Please send a hand-written letter of application of not more than one page supported by a CV of not more than one page to “The Pupillage Committee, Normanton Chambers, Second Floor, 218 Strand, London WC2R 1AT”. Your letter must be posted (or hand-delivered). Email will not accepted. Please ensure that a telephone number is provided. You must state in the letter:
(1) your university degree, class, and date; (2) your BPTC centre and pass class; and (3) your specific reasons for wishing to be a pupil at Normanton Chambers. Generic application letters will carry little weight. Your letter and CV must be received by 4pm on Friday 24th May. First round interviews will be by Facetime/Skype in the week of 3rd June 2019. Final interviews will be held on dates or times to be agreed the following week in London and will include a written pre-interview work and an advocacy test. Final interviews will be conducted under the auspices of an independent external assessor. Results will be given that day.