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.


November 2020


  Atkin Chambers - Virtual open day

  View a recording of this event

  For any additional questions email [email protected]


  Serle Court - Prospective Pupillage Evening

  Open to all students first year and above

  Please email Lyric McDonald at [email protected]


  Henderson Chambers - Pupillage Forum

  Likely to be beneficial to candidates applying for pupillage

  Please email [email protected] before 5pm, Thursday 26 November


  Outer Temple ChambersVirtual mini pupillage application deadline

  Open to penultimate and final year students, graduates, GDL students and postgraduates

  More details here


December 2020


  Keating Chambers - Virtual mini pupillage application deadline

  Open to all students, will prioritise those who approaching stage of applying for pupillage.

  More details here


  Exchange Chambers - Criminal Law event

  Deadline for applications: 27 November

  More details here


  Keating Chambers - Women at the Commercial Bar evening

  Open to all students and applicants

  More details here


  No5 Chambers - Pupillage Evening Virtual Event

  For all those interested in applying for pupillage: free entry

  More details here


  Exchange Chambers - Commercial Law event

  Deadline for applications: 4 December

  More details here


  No5 Chambers - Pupillage Evening Virtual Event

  For all those interested in applying for pupillage: free entry

  More details here


  Matrix Chambers - Student Open Day

  Open to those that are thinking about applying in the forthcoming round this year

  More details here


  Exchange Chambers - Diversity at the Bar Pupillage Event

  Open to individuals from a black, Asian or ethnic minority group background

  Deadline for applications: Friday 11 December

  More details here


  Essex Court Chambers - Mini pupillage application deadline

  Open to second year law students; and non-law graduates that have commenced the GDL

  More details here


  Francis Taylor Building - Kingsland Cup Prize Moot (first round closes)

  Open to all UK undergraduates, postgraduates, GDL and BPTC and LPC students.
  Teams must comprise two students satisfying the above criteria. Free to enter

  The First Round (skeleton arguments) closes on this date

  More details here


January 2021


  Crown Office Chambers - Virtual pupillage evening

  For all those interested in a career at the Bar

  Email [email protected] 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



  Essex Court Chambers- Virtual student open day

  Successful existing applicants and those who still wish to apply

  More details here