12KBW is a leading civil set of chambers. Our expertise extends across personal injury, industrial disease, employment, clinical negligence, international and travel law.
Members of chambers regularly appear in the most significant cases in these practice areas in the High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and Court of Justice of the European Union.
We offer an award of £55,000 to each pupil made up of a £27,500 grant and £27,500 in guaranteed earnings. £10,000 of the grant may be drawn down during the Bar Professional Training Course.
Chambers is an Authorised Education & Training Organisation authorised by the BSB.
As a pupil you will be immersed in our areas of practice from the start and in your second six you will have your own clients and appear in court on a regular basis. You will do written work for your supervisors and other senior members, giving you the chance to be involved with complicated, high-level cases in a wide range of practice areas from the beginning.
12KBW is a friendly set and has a strong community feel. The junior end of chambers is busy and lively. Junior members regularly give talks, organise social events with solicitors, and attend conferences together, both at home and abroad. Every pupil is paired with a junior tenant as a mentor.
12KBW is looking to recruit first-class pupils who will be able to strengthen our areas of practice.
We are looking for intelligent and motivated candidates with a strong academic record. Potential pupils will need to demonstrate an ability to relate to clients, an interest in building their own practice and a commitment to providing high-calibre service.
Our pupils are selected from a wide range of backgrounds and experience. Our barristers include those for whom the Bar was a second career.
We are committed to diversity at the Bar. We especially encourage applicants from groups under-represented at the Bar and we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled candidates.
All applications for pupillage at 12KBW must be made via the Pupillage Gateway.
For further information, please contact the pupillage secretary, Nigel Lewers.