Third six pupillage: Crime, Chester

We invite applications from prospective third six pupils to join our busy team of criminal barristers practising from Chester.

St John’s Buildings is a leading, multidisciplinary, regional set of Chambers. We have practitioners and premises based in four cities across the North-Eastern and Northern Circuits and our members have the capability to work anywhere in the country. St John’s Buildings is an agile and commercially run set which has:

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic third six pupil with a real commitment to practising in crime based in Chester. As a third six pupil you can expect to be in court almost daily and to develop a thriving criminal practice both prosecuting and defending. You will be assigned an experienced practitioner as a mentor to support you in your move.

Applications from Welsh speaking candidates are particularly welcome.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates, transgender candidates and candidates with a disability who are under-represented in our membership.

Chambers is strongly committed to equality of opportunity and will apply objective criteria in all shortlisting and selection processes. We aim to ensure there is no discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, disability, race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion or belief, class or age in and working life at Chambers. We are committed to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate candidates with a disability.

Chambers is committed to human rights work and social justice initiatives.

Please contact Chris Ronan to arrange a confidential discussion on 0161 214 1500.

Applications should be made by email and include a CV and covering letter to Mr Chris Ronan.