Virtual work experience at the Bar

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Covid-19 may have prevented traditional work experiences at the Bar this winter, but chambers have been working hard to prepare virtual alternatives. If you're looking for opportunities to build your knowledge of the Bar and show your commitment to becoming a barrister, these will be well worth investigation.


This page will be updated as we receive additional information.


January 2021


  Crown Office Chambers - Virtual pupillage evening

  For all those interested in a career at the Bar

  Email for a registration link


  12 King's Bench Walk - Virtual pupillage evening

  Opportunity for potential pupillage applicants

  More details here


  1GC Family Law - Pupillage open evening

  Open to anyone interested in family law

  More details here


  Bridging The Bar Mini Pupillage Scheme

  Multiple chambers will be offering mini pupillage places as part of the scheme

  More details here


February 2021


  Francis Taylor Building - Virtual pupillage open evening

  Giving prospective applicants insight into the Bar and FTB

  RSVP via email to


  Essex Court Chambers - Virtual student open day

  Open to successful existing applicants and those who still wish to apply

  More details here


  4 Pump Court - Virtual mini pupillage day

  Applications now closed - can now apply for scheme in summer

  More details here


March 2021


  7 King's Bench Walk - Virtual mini pupillage deadline

  Open to students (law degree or not) and graduates

  Send a CV and cover letter to


April 2021


  Francis Taylor Building - Virtual mini pupillage day

  Eligible to second year law and GDL students

  Send CV and a cover letter to by 4pm on 26 February 2021


  Queen Elizabeth Building - Virtual mini pupillage deadline

  Open to applicants aged 18+

  More details here