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How to apply for pupillage at Atkin Chambers

Application for pupillage at Atkin Chambers – dates

Applications for pupillage starting September 2022 open on Monday 4 January 2021 and close at 11am on Monday 8 February 2021.

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How to apply for pupillage at Atkin Chambers – process

Please note that Atkin Chambers is not part of the Bar Council Pupillage Gateway and applications must be made direct to Chambers.

Detailed information about how we recruit, train and offer tenancy to pupils, including third six pupils, is contained in The Atkin Chambers Pupillage Policy. You may want to read this and the pupillage brochure before making your application.

The application process is in three parts:

1. CV and a covering letter (of no more than two pages in length). Please list the names of your two referees in your cover letter (see 2 below). Send to: pupillage@atkinchambers.com.

2. References – You will need two references (of which at least one should be academic). They should be sent by each referee direct to Atkin Chambers at pupillage@atkinchambers.com clearly marked with the name of the applicant (ie you).

3. Equality and diversity questionnaire – Please complete our confidential equality & diversity monitoring questionnaire online here.  If you would like a hard copy please email pupillage@atkinchambers.com.

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

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.

Pupillage policy

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

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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