Recruitment

Zenith Chambers Pupillages 2017

Zenith Chambers is currently advertising for three pupillages:

  1. A family pupillage commencing in September 2017

  2. A common law pupillage commencing in September 2017

  3. A common law pupillage commencing in September 2018


COMMON LAW PUPILLAGES

In 2017 Zenith Chambers is advertising two common law pupillages:

  1. A common law pupillage to commence in September 2017; and

  2. A common law pupillage to commence in September 2018.

Award: £15,000 (£7,000 award in the first six months and guaranteed minimum earnings of £8,000 in the second six months).

The same application form is to be used for both pupillages. Candidates should indicate at the beginning of the form which pupillage(s) they wish to apply for.

Please note that in order to be eligible for pupillage 1, candidates must have completed the BPTC stage of training by summer 2017.

Applications should be made using the application form available here. Ideally applications should be completed electronically and emailed to pupils@zenithchambers.co.uk . If you are not able to complete the form electronically a printed version can be sent to:

The Head of the Pupillage Committee

Zenith Chambers

10 Park Square

Leeds

LS1 2LH

The deadline for applications for both pupillages is 7 February 2017. Any applications received after this date will NOT be considered.

Further information about the application process can be found here.


FAMILY PUPILLAGE

In 2017 Zenith Chambers is advertising one family pupillage to commence in September 2017. 

Award: £15,000 (£7,000 award in the first six months and guaranteed minimum earnings of £8,000 in the second six months).

Applications should be made using the application form available here. Ideally applications should be completed electronically and emailed to familypupils@zenithchambers.co.uk . If you are not able to complete the form electronically a printed version can be sent to:

The Head of the Family Pupillage Committee

Zenith Chambers

10 Park Square

Leeds

LS1 2LH

The deadline for applications in 2017 is 4pm on 6th January 2017. Any applications received after this date and time will NOT be considered.

Further information about the application process can be found here.


MINI PUPILLAGE

Zenith Chambers offers non-assessed work experience for a one week period. This is commonly known as a Mini Pupillage. During this time you will shadow a member of Chambers both at Court and in conferences, giving you a taste of what life would be like as a Barrister. We are unable to consider any applications from those of school age.

Applications for a mini-pupillage must be received in any given year by 31st October. If you are interested in a mini-pupillage please write to either Nathaniel Garner or Peter Yates at our Chambers with:

  • your CV

  • a covering letter  

  • details of your availability during the mini pupillage year you are applying for

Applications must be in writing. Any applications sent by email will NOT be considered.

All applicants will be told by email by the 19th December whether they have been successful or not.

Testimonials

"Zenith chambers as a unit is great. You get to know the clerks very well and have an excellent, helpful relationship with them. They are very professional and organised - nothing gets overlooked."

Chambers & Partners (2016)

"The Clerks are very professional and organised - nothing gets overlooked."

Legal 500 (2016)