Pupillage Applications 2024

For September 2024, we will be offering up to 5 specialist pupillages

  • 1 in Planning
  • 1 in Business & Property
  • 1 in Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence
  • 1 in Court of Protection/Public law 
  • 1 in Employment

We are also seeking an additional Planning pupil who can commence pupillage in September 2023.


The Pupillage Gateway

Recruitment for all pupils of Kings Chambers is carried out via the Bar Council Pupillage Gateway scheme. Full details of our vacancies and awards are published on the Pupillage Gateway website.

Please click here for more details.

The published timetable on the Gateway is;

  • 4th January 2023, 10am: Applications open
  • 8th February 2023, 10am: Applications close 
  • 5th May 2023, 9am: Offers made 
  • 12th May 2023, 9am: Deadline for accepting initial offers

We expect to conduct first round interviews on the 9th & 10th March 2023 and second interviews on the 20th March 2023.

Our recruitment process and the remuneration package we offer are intended to ensure that we attract the best pupils in each year. We are wholeheartedly committed to the Bar Council’s Equality and Diversity Code.

Our pupillage package for those commencing Pupillage in 2023 totals £70,000. We provide an award of £45,000 in the first six months of pupillage and guarantee our pupil’s earnings in the second six months up to £25,000. Up to £25,000 of this award is available to draw down in the BPTC year upon receipt of the signed pupillage contract and accompanying paperwork. Chambers is committed to selecting the best candidates irrespective of their personal circumstances.  We do not accept unfunded pupils.

Any queries regarding the pupillage application or selection process, please email pupillage@kingschambers.com

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For information about Equality & Diversity and the assessment process for applications please click here.

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