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1 Crown Office Row Brighton - 12 Months - October 2022

AETO information
Name of AETO:
1 Crown Office Row Brighton
Head of AETO:
Simon Sinnatt
Address of AETO:
119 Church Street
AETO's website address:
Practice areas:
Civil; Crime; Family
Specialist services:
Public Access Work
South eastern
Number of junior tenancies (in the last three years):
Pupillage vacancy information
Number of pupillages:
Financial support level:
£20,000 - £29,999
Closing date:
8 February 2021 at 11:00 AM
Pupillage start date:
October 2022
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
1 Crown Office Row Brighton are seeking up to two candidates for a 12 month pupillage for October 2022. 1 Crown Office Row are a leading set on the South Eastern circuit. Please see our websites for details of our work and latest news. We very much look forward to hearing from you.
How to apply
Chambers selects pupils solely on merit.

Applications should be in the form of a letter and CV and should be addressed to The Pupillage Committee ( All applications should comprise no more than three sides of A4 (one for the letter and two for the CV), with a font size of no smaller than 12 and should be accompanied by a completed equal opportunities monitoring form which can be found on our website.

The deadlines for applications for Pupillages commencing 2021 will follow the Pupillage Gateway, opening at 11am on Monday 4 January then closing at 11am on Monday 8 February 2021.

Interviews will be March / April. Offers will be made after 9am on 7 May 2021.

Applications are first considered and graded to enable a shortlist to be drawn up. The selection of the shortlist is decided at a meeting of those who have graded the applications, including the Head of Pupillage (who also attends the final interviews), and is monitored for compliance with our Equality & Diversity code.

The final interviews are conducted by a panel, consisting of a number of Members of Chambers of varying seniority in accordance with the timetable established by the Pupillage Gateway Scheme. All candidates will be assessed against the agreed selection criteria (see above) and in comparison with other applicants.

As regards applications for third 6-month pupillages, the selection process is similar to that in respect of funded 12-month pupillages and the same selection criteria will be applied.

Interviews will take place at our Brighton conference rooms or remotely depending on the current regulations.

Any queries should be directed to David Bingham, preferably by email to or, if urgent, by telephone on 01273 625 625.

As stated above, specially qualified applicants, such as a qualified and experienced solicitors are permitted to apply directly to Chambers outside the above timetable and should contact Chambers directly for more information. Specially qualified applicants will also be selected solely on merit and in accordance with Chambers Equality & Diversity policy.

Lastly, applications for third 6-month pupillage must also be made directly to Chambers. Any vacancies will be advertised.