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|Tenancies in last 3 years:||5|
|Minimum qualification:||2.1 degree|
Description of chambers
We are one of the leading commercial chancery and business law sets in the UK. We are involved in some of the most commercially important and cutting edge litigation and advisory work undertaken by the Bar today. Our clients demand high intellectual performance and client-care standards but in return the reward is a successfuland fulfilling career at the Bar.
Areas of work
We offer a full range of advocacy, drafting, arbitration and mediation services to a wide variety fo clients, both in the UK and across numerous international jurisdictions. Our core practices areas include commercial litigation, pensions, professional liability, trusts, tax, probate and estates, and arbitration/ADR.
Who should apply
You should possess high intellectual ability, excellent communication skills and a strong motivation to do commercial chancery work. You need to be mature and confident, have the ability to work with others and analyse legal problems clearly, demonstrating commercial and practical good sense. We have a minimum requirement of a 2.1 degree in law or another subject, and we have a track record of taking on GDL students, as well as undergraduate law students, as pupils and as tenants.
We offer two 12-month pupillages. We provide an excellent pupillage and operate a well-structured programme aimed at providing you with a broad experience of commercial chancery practice. You will sit with different pupil supervisors with whom you will be able to develop your skills. Our pupils are not in competition with one another and if you meet the requisite standard, then you will be offered tenancy.
How and when to apply
We are not a member of the Pupillage Gateway. Please visit our website from November 2017 for an application form and further information on when to apply.
We run four mini-pupillage weeks with two weeks held in December, one at Easter and one in July. Please visit our website for an application form and further information on when to apply.
A pupillage award of £65,000 (for pupillage starting in October 2019) is offered to all pupils. The award is payable in monthly instalments and up to £20,000 of the award may be drawn down during the BPTC year.