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2 Dr Johnson’s Buildings - 12 Months - October 2021

AETO information
Name of AETO:
2 Dr Johnson's Buildings
Head of AETO:
Mark Love
Address of AETO:
2 Dr Johnson's Buildings
AETO's email:
AETO's website address:
Main practice area:
Family and Crime
Practice areas:
Test Crime; Crime; Family; Civil
Specialist services:
Number of junior tenancies (in the last three years):
Pupillage vacancy information
Number of pupillages:
Financial support level:
£12,000 - £19,999
Closing date:
8 February 2021 at 11:00 AM
Pupillage start date:
October 2021
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
2 Dr Johnson’s Buildings is an established set having been formed in 1988. As a Chambers we primarily specialise in Family and Criminal Law and seek pupils to join these teams. Care proceedings in particular being a growing area for 2 Dr Johnson’s Buildings alongside maintaining criminal instructions for both the Crown and Defence.

2 Dr Johnson’s Buildings offers up to two twelve month funded pupillages each year. Pupils are invited to apply for tenancy and applications are usually made after the completion of the 12 month pupillage. An emphasis is placed on the training and retention of pupils with pupillages being with a view to tenancy.

In their first six months pupils can expect to be supervised by at least two members of Chambers exposing pupils to both Family and Criminal Law. First six pupils will undertake regular advocacy training exercises and receive ongoing feedback from their pupil supervisors. In their second six months pupils can expect to receive instructions to appear in court on a daily basis. This work consisting of both family and criminal matters including briefs in the magistrates’ court, family court, and crown court.
How to apply
Our application pack and further details of our selection process can be found by visiting our website. Applications open from 11:00am on 4th January 2021 and close at 11:00am on 8th February 2021. 2 Dr Johnson’s Buildings receives applications directly and the application form can be downloaded from the website