Our Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence team are looking for an enthusiastic and able pupil, to start in Autumn 2019. Chambers also invites applications from established practitioners of at least 10 years’ call.
Applicants for both positions should be able to demonstrate intellectual ability, excellent advocacy skills, an ability to work under pressure, flexibility of thinking, sound judgment and good interpersonal skills. They should also demonstrate marketplace awareness and a clear commitment to a specialist practice with the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence team.
Applicants should send a CV, including names of referees, together with a covering letter to the relevant email address, as listed below.The covering letter should explain why you are applying for the opportunity and provide evidence of the skills identified in the recruitment criteria above.
If you would like to discuss either of these opportunities further, please email or telephone our Head of Chambers, Anna Vigars QC, or the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Team Leader, Gabriel Farmer, in the first instance. They will be happy to address any enquiries.
Our selection process aims to be rigorous and fair, and to comply with the BSB Handbook and Pupillage Handbook, and the Bar Council’s Fair Recruitment Guide. We select on the basis of ability and potential alone, without regard to disability, gender, race, age, sexual orientation or religious or political affiliation. Applications will be treated in confidence.
Whilst we usually require a minimum 2:1 degree-class, candidates with a 2:2 will be considered where there are extenuating circumstances.
Guildhall Chambers is one of the UK’s leading sets. It was voted ‘Best Regional Set’ by Chambers and Partners in 2017 and was shortlisted for Chambers of the Year by The Lawyer in 2018.
Applications for pupillage: [email protected]
Applications for tenancy: [email protected]
Deadline for all applications: 19th October 2018.
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