Kings Chambers 12 months - September 2021

Chambers information
Name of chambers:
Kings Chambers
Head of Chambers:
Nigel Poole QC
Address of chambers:
Kings Chambers
36-38 Young Street
Manchester
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; Competition
Specialist services:
Public Access Work; Pro Bono; Licensed Access; Arbitration and Mediation
Circuits:
Northern; North eastern; Midlands
Tenants:
117
Number of junior tenancies (in the last three years):
Three
Pupillage vacancy information
Number of pupillages:
Four
Awards available:
Yes
Financial support level:
£40,000 - £49,999
Closing date:
7 February 2020 at 11:00 AM
Pupillage start date:
September 2021
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
Reference:
10669/19/1803
Description
Pupillage commencing 2021

For September 2021, we will be offering 4 specialist pupillages.
• 1 in the Common Law department (Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury & Costs)
• 1 in the Business & Property department
• 1 in the Employment team
• 1 in the Administrative & Public Law team


The timetable is as follows:
Monday 7th January 2020 - Application form available and applications accepted
Monday 7th February 2020 - Application Deadline
Monday 9th March 2020 - 1st Round Interviews
Tuesday 10th March 2020 - 1st Round Interviews
Thursday 19th March 2020 - 2nd Round Interviews
Thursday 7th May2020 - Offers made

The pupillage award for those commencing pupillage in 2021 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.
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. Which area of law (from those in the advert) do you wish to apply for and do you have a preference between our Manchester, Birmingham and Leeds Chambers? (100 words)
  2. Please confirm if you would be happy to undertake your pupillage in a different location? (100 words)
  3. Why are you interested in those areas of law? (200 words)
  4. Identify a case you believe was wrongly decided and explain why (500 words)
  5. What are the most important qualities a successful barrister should possess? (300 words)
How to apply
To apply, please click on the Apply Online link below and then complete the online application form.