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1 Crown Office Row - 12 months - October 2022

AETO information
Name of AETO:
1 Crown Office Row
Head of AETO:
Mr Richard Booth QC
Address of AETO:
1 Crown Office Row
AETO's email:
AETO's website address:
Main practice area:
Health Law, Public Law
Practice areas:
Healthcare; Public Law; Professional Discipline; Professional Negligence; Inquiries and Inquests; Human Rights; Environment; Immigration; Tax
Specialist services:
Pro Bono; Mediation; Public Access Work
Number of junior tenancies (in the last three years):
Pupillage vacancy information
Number of pupillages:
Financial support level:
£60,000 - £100,000
Closing date:
8 February 2021 at 11:00 AM
Pupillage start date:
3 October 2022
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
1 Crown Office Row, the Chambers of Richard Booth QC, is recognised as one of the leading sets in the UK, particularly in the fields of civil and public law.

A long-established Chambers consisting of 75 tenants including 26 silks with a broad range of work in London and on circuit and a large annex of 55 barristers in Brighton. The work in London is concentrated in the following areas:

Arbitration & Mediation
Child Abuse Compensation Law
Clinical Negligence
Court of Protection
Data Protection & Cyber
Employment & Equality
Environmental Law
Health Law
Human Rights
Local Government & Police Law
Personal Injury
Professional Discipline & Regulation
Public Inquiries
Professional Negligence
Public Law
Sports Law

1 Crown Office Row is described in the Legal 500 2021 guide as “my chambers of choice. All the barristers I have used have been of the highest calibre and the values of the chambers are clearly demonstrated by all.” Chambers and Partners have found that 1 Crown Office Row "stands head and shoulders above other sets due to its consistently high levels of service and strong bench of talented individuals."

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)
  3. Discuss one reported public or medical law case from the last three years that in your view was wrongly decided. (500 words)
  4. Which reported judgment (a) that was handed down in the last two years, and (b) is in an area of law in which chambers has a specialty, do you consider to have been the most radical, and why? (200 words)
How to apply
To apply, please click on the Apply Online link below and then complete the online application form.