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Nexus, the Chambers of Michael Mansfield QC - 12 months - October 2021

Chambers information
Name of chambers:
Nexus, the Chambers of Michael Mansfield QC
Head of Chambers:
Michael Mansfield QC
Address of chambers:
7 New Square
Lincoln's Inn
Chambers website address:
Main practice area:
Practice areas:
Crime; Regulatory; Inquiries and Inquests; Administrative; Public Law; Personal Injury; Family; Housing and Social Welfare
Specialist services:
Public Access Work; Pro Bono
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:
31 January 2020 at 11:00 AM
Pupillage start date:
October 2021
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
Nexus, the Chambers of Michael Mansfield QC, is a dynamic set situated at 7 New Square, Lincoln’s Inn, London, WC2A 3QS.

We are committed to justice, human rights, and the rule of law. Our 40 members (including five QCs) practise across a broad range of specialisms including: crime; regulatory; inquiries and inquests; administrative and public law; personal injury; family; and housing. We have recently been recognized by the Legal 500 UK 2020 for our expertise in criminal law, family, and personal injury.

We encourage applications from suitably qualified candidates, including those yet to undertake the BPTC. We require a minimum 2.i degree classification. Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

• integrity;
• educational achievement;
• advocacy ability or potential;
• hard work and enterprise;
• a commitment to chambers’ practice areas; and
• a desire to join a growing a forward-looking set.

Nexus invites applications for two 12-month pupillages:

1. one twelve-month pupillage commencing April 2021; and
2. one twelve-month pupillage commencing October 2021.

Our pupillage awards for 2021-22 will be £20,000. This will comprise £10,000 to be paid during the first six months of pupillage, with guaranteed minimum earnings of £10,000 during second six.

How to apply

Nexus Chambers does not accept applications via the Pupillage Gateway and does not follow the standard Pupillage Gateway timetable. Applications should be made using our application form which will be available to download from chambers’ website from Monday 16th December 2019.

Applicants are required to arrange for two references to be submitted to us as part of the application process, at least one of which must be an academic reference. These references must be received by us by the application deadline. References are vital and it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the references are sent to us in time.

The deadline for applications for both pupillages is Friday 31st January 2020 at 11am. Offers of pupillage will be made in respect of both pupillages by the end of March 2020.

To assist us in monitoring the effectiveness of our recruitment and selection exercise we ask applicants to complete our Diversity and Equality Monitoring Form. This form will also be available to download from the pupillage page on our website. Applicants should download this form and return the completed version to us by email at the same time as submitting the application form. We will hold a confidential record of this information for monitoring purposes only; the diversity data will form no part of the selection process.

Full details as to how to apply, along with our application form, are at