30th Nov 2023

We are pleased to announce that applications for pupillage in 2025 at 18 St John Street Chambers are now being accepted.

We are offering four specialist pupillages in 2025 in the following practice areas: Business & Property,  PI, Clin Neg & Costs and two in Criminal.

Applicants are invited to choose one specialism when applying.

We recruit pupils through the Bar Council’s Pupillage Gateway, a portal designed ‘by the Bar, for the Bar of the future’. 

The application period opened on 3rd January 2024 and you can start, edit and submit your pupillage applications via the portal until 23:59 on Wednesday 7 February 2024.

Full details of the four pupillages can be found here.

For further information regarding the offer, application process and funding package please see our Pupillage & Recruitment Policy which can be downloaded here.

For further information on the Pupillage process please visit chambers website or contact Chambers Director James Parks or Chambers Manager Emma Bowie.

18 St John Street Chambers is one of the longest established and most well-regarded sets of Chambers on the Northern Circuit. Our barristers have been delivering the highest standards of advice, advocacy and client service for over 50 years, combining the highest standards and traditions of the independent Bar with a modern and forward-looking approach.

18 St John Street has published its Diversity Data from the 2021 round of pupillage applications. The link can be found by clicking here.

Head of Chambers, Richard Chapman KC, said, “Our commitment to diversity is longstanding, is well-evidenced by our approach to recruitment, and has ensured that we have attracted the very best applicants, pupils, and tenants. 18 has always emphasised the importance of being a close community of colleagues and friends, which makes inclusion and diversity natural parts of who we are.”