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15 Winckley Square Chambers - 12 months - September 2023

AETO information
Name of AETO:
15 Winckley Square
Head of AETO:
Mr. J. Dyer
Address of AETO:
15 Winckley Square
AETO's email:
AETO's website address:
Main practice area:
Practice areas:
Family; Common Law; Crime
Specialist services:
Public Access Work
Number of junior tenancies (in the last three years):
Pupillage vacancy information
Number of pupillages:
Financial support level:
£20,000 - £29,999
Closing date:
9 February 2022 at 2:00 PM
Pupillage start date:
September 2023
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
15 Winckley Square is a thriving common law set with strong teams in all aspects of family and criminal law.

We are offering 1 Family pupillage and 1 Criminal Pupillage with a commencement date of September 2023.

The pupillage will be for 12 months funded at £1583.33 pcm plus travel expenses to Court for the first six and at £1750.00 pcm plus travel expenses to Court for the second six (or any sum required to be in compliance with current Bar Council requirements). In the second six the payment will be made on an income guarantee basis. Historically, our pupils tend to earn above this level after a couple of months on their feet.

The pupillage is with a view to tenancy and we have a proven track record in this respect having offered all our pupils tenancy for over 20 years.

We believe that we have an excellent system for recruitment and training evidenced by the large number of successful practitioners we have 'home grown'.

The pupils and junior members in our chambers have enjoyed much success in recent years in terms of prizes, merit based scholarships, service as Circuit Junior and on Bar Council Committees.
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. Which skills and characteristics are the hallmarks of a good advocate? (200 words)
  4. What is the greatest challenge you have faced so far? (200 words)
  5. How would your friends describe you? (200 words)
  6. If there is anything else you would like us to know about you, please tell us here (200 words)
How to apply
To apply, please click on the Apply Online link below and then complete the online application form.