New Court Chambers - October 2020

Chambers information
Name of chambers:
New Court Chambers
Head of Chambers:
Mr Chris Poole & Mr Giles Bain
Address of chambers:
New Court
Temple
London
EC4Y 9BE
Chambers email:
N/A
Chambers website address:
Main practice area:
Family
Practice areas:
Family
Specialist services:
N/A
Circuits:
South eastern
Tenants:
37
Number of junior tenancies (in the last three years):
Six
Pupillage vacancy information
Number of pupillages:
Two
Awards available:
Yes
Financial support level:
£20,000 - £29,999
Closing date:
7 February 2020 at 11:00 AM
Pupillage start date:
5 October 2020
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
Reference:
12034/19/1762
Description
New Court Chambers is a specialist set of family barristers, with particular expertise in Public Law Care, Adoption, Private Law Children, Financial Relief and Court of Protection matters. New Court Chambers provides advice to professional clients, lay clients and Direct Access clients. We are recognised in Chambers & Partners Guide to the UK Bar as a leading family set and have a number of members in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. Chambers is looking to recruit two pupils for two 12 month funded pupillages, commencing in October 2020, in the hope that they will become our future junior tenants. The financial award offered by chambers is £24,000. Pupils will receive £12,000 in their first six months and will receive guaranteed earnings of £12,000 in their second six months. Pupillage is split into 4 sections with 4 separate pupil supervisors to allow pupils to see a broad spectrum of chambers work.
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. BC1: Why do you believe you will make a good barrister? In your answer, please identify any relevant experiences or skills that you believe may help you in your career (200 words)
  2. BC2: Why do you want to join our chambers? In your answer, please give reasons for your choice of chambers and explain why you are interested in our areas of practice (200 words)
How to apply
To apply, please click on the Apply Online link below and then complete the online application form.