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Ropewalk Chambers - 12 Months - October 2023

AETO information
Name of AETO:
Ropewalk Chambers
Head of AETO:
Jayne Adams QC
Address of AETO:
24 The Ropewalk
AETO's website address:
Main practice area:
Personal Injury
Practice areas:
Personal Injury; Clinical Negligence; Commercial; Housing and Social Welfare; Insolvency and Restructuring; Costs; Landlord and Tenant; Arbitration; Civil; Civil actions actions against the police and public authorities; Civil Fraud; Civil litigation; Commercial and Chancery; Commercial Dispute Resolution; Commercial Litigation and Arbitration; Employment; Health and Safety; Inquiries and Inquests; Planning; Litigation; Local Government; Regulatory and disciplinary
Specialist services:
Public Access Work; Mediation; Pro Bono; Litigation; Alternative Dispute Resolution (mediation and arbitration)
Number of junior tenancies (in the last three years):
Pupillage vacancy information
Number of pupillages:
Financial support level:
£40,000 - £49,999
Closing date:
9 February 2022 at 2:00 PM
Pupillage start date:
2 October 2023
Pupillage type:
12 month pupillage
We are offering two twelve month pupillages in 2023. The two pupils will commence their pupillage in October 2023. In the event that there are three exceptional pupils, Chambers will offer up to three pupillages. If three pupils are successful, it is anticipated that one will start in April 2023 and the other two pupils will start in October 2023. The pupillage award is £40,000. £10,000 can be drawn down to assist the applicant in the 12 months before commencing pupillage. Our Pupillage Brochure can be found on our website and attached to this application.

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)
How to apply
To apply, please click on the Apply Online link below and then complete the online application form.
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