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How to apply for pupillage at Atkin Chambers

Application for pupillage at Atkin Chambers – dates

The timetable for pupillage starting in September 2023 is on The Bar Council website.

Information about how to apply to Atkin Chambers will be posted later this summer.  Please make sure you have reviewed the updated content in this section of Chambers’ website before you apply.

Please sign up for our newsletter here to be kept up-to-date on the application process.

How to apply for pupillage at Atkin Chambers – process

Please note that applicants must, as a minimum, be in their final year of their law degree or (for non-law graduates) undertaking the GDL.

In previous years Atkin Chambers has not been part of the Bar Council Pupillage Gateway and applications have been made direct to Chambers. This may be subject to change so please check back in the autumn about the process before making your application.

If you have any questions about the application process do please send your questions to pupillage@atkinchambers.com.

Pupillage policy

Detailed information about how we recruit, train and offer tenancy to pupils, including third six pupils, is contained in The Atkin Chambers Pupillage Policy.

Expenses policy for interviews

Chambers will reimburse all reasonable travel expenses for interviewees. Please ask for details when your interview is being arranged or email pupillage@atkinchambers.com for details of how to claim.

Please note:

Atkin Chambers is committed to respecting and understanding the cultural needs of its diverse and global client base, and is committed to equality and diversity in both recruitment and the provision of services. We recognise the importance of increasing social mobility at the Bar and look at all applications for pupillage and mini-pupillage solely on merit and irrespective of race, ethnic origin, nationality, gender, religion, age, belief or disability. We welcome applications from graduates of all universities and from all backgrounds and all sections of the community with the ability and determination to succeed as a barrister.

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