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'Generations of pupils have chosen this Chambers for its premier status'
Chambers Student Handbook


We offer two or three funded 12 month pupillages at Atkin Chambers each year.

We are committed to recruiting pupils and tenants (generally from our own pupils) who will participate in the continued success of Atkin Chambers in domestic and international work.

Our general policy is to grow at a measured rate by the recruitment of tenants usually at a rate of one or two a year.

As a set, we take recruitment to pupillage and to tenancy extremely seriously. The market-leading pupillage award reflects this.

We fully fund pupillage to a value of £72,500 per annum. The award is reviewed annually. The award is paid monthly in equal instalments. An advance of up to £25,000 is available from the pupillage award as funding for the BPTC should it be required. We are also happy to consider requests for additional advances on a case by case basis.

Please note that we do not operate as part of the Pupillage Gateway. Chambers invites applications from prospective pupils who are, as a minimum, in their final year of their law degree or (for non-law graduates) undertaking the GDL.

The opening date for pupillage applications commencing in October 2019 will be in October 2017 with a deadline in December 2017 that is TBC.

If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact Andrew Burrows, clerk to the committee on