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14 July 2014

Pupillage Application for Pupillage Commencing September 2015

Chambers attach great importance to training and recruitment, and our aim is to provide a broad based practical education to those who undertake pupillages here. Our general policy is that pupils are taken on with a view to tenancy, so the selection and timing of pupillages is dependent on current needs and available work. We try to ensure that a pupil is given an opportunity to develop a practice during the second six stage and in early years of tenancy. As such we endeavour to maintain a flexible policy towards policy which is regularly under review.

A pupillage in 7 Harrington Street offers a candidate the opportunity to gain experience in all the main areas of common law and in the specialist departments of civil, family and crime.

During the second six stage, a pupil can expect to receive a regular flow of work. The hard working and dedicated will quickly learn that a good attitude backed by solid training brings work in.

Funding
Our policy is that a funded pupillage will be no less than the minimum award recommended by the Bar Council. The pupillage award will take the form of a grant for the first six months of pupillage and a guarantee as to fees earned from instructions received in the second six months of pupillage.

Please download the application form and return marked “pupillage application” to:

Claire Tumilty
7 Harrington Street Chambers
7 Harrington Street
Liverpool
L2 9YH

We try to acknowledge by email all applications within 14 days. If you have not heard from us within that time, please contact us by email to check that we have received your application.

To request an application in word please email claireb@7hs.co.uk

The timetable for applications is:

  • Closing date for applications: 31st August 2014
  • Shortlisted informed: 19th September
  • Interview Date: Saturday 4th October 2014
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