Barristers' chambers

A comparison of pupillages, size and practice areas at the leading barristers' sets.

 

                                                                                                  QCs/juniors      Pupillages      Applications      Pupillage award   Chambers UK Bar rankings   Core practice area(s)    Application deadline
                               
  Atkin Chambers   19/27   2   120   £72,500   5   Construction, commercial   12 December 2018
                               
  2 Bedford Row   17/51   Up to 4   200   £15,000 + £15,000*   5   Crime   7 February 2019**
                               
  Blackstone Chambers   55/53   4   233   £65,000   18   Public law, commercial   7 February 2019**
                               
  Brick Court Chambers   41/50   4   140   £65,000   13   Commercial   7 February 2019**
                               
  Cloisters   18/40   2   203   £27,000 + £27,000*   3   Common law, employment   7 February 2019**
                               
  Crown Office Chambers   23/74   Up to 3   150   £55,000 + £10,000*   10   Common law, commercial   8 February 2019
                               
  Erskine Chambers   11/19   Up to 2   90   £65,000   5   Chancery, commercial   17 January 2019
                               
  39 Essex Chambers   47/83   Up to 3   290   £60,000   19   Commercial, public law, common law   February 2019**
                               
  Essex Court Chambers   44/42   Up to 4   104   £65,000   10   Commercial   7 February 2019**
                               
  One Essex Court   40/65   5   200   £70,000   8   Commercial, IP   7 February 2019*
                               
  5 Essex Court   5/35   Up to 2   200   £30,000 + £25,000*   3   Public law, common law   7 February 2019**
                               
  20 Essex Street   21/51   Up to 3   98   £65,000   6   Commercial, public law   7 February 2019**
                               
  Falcon Chambers   10/33   Up to 2   85   £65,000   2   Property   4 January 2019
                               
  Farrar's Building   8/36   2   272   £27,500 + £27,500*   2   Common law   7 February 2019**
                               
  Fountain Court Chambers   36/49   Up to 4   138   £65,000   11   Commercial   7 February 2019**
                               
  Francis Taylor Building   24/33   2   100   £50,000 + £10,000*   5   Public law   31 January 2019
                               
  Government Legal Profession   380   10   430   £28,000   N/A   Public law   July 2019
                               
  Hailsham Chambers   8/42   2   70   £45,000 + £5,000   4   Common law   7 February 2019**
                               
  1 Hare Court   13/26   2   42   £35,000   1   Family law   7 February 2019**
                               
  Henderson Chambers   13/36   Up to 2   84   £70,000   6   Commercial, public law   7 February 2019**
                               
  11KBW   19/43   2-3   118   £65,000   9   Public law, employment   7 February 2019**
                               
  Keating Chambers   28/31   Up to 3   100   £70,000   5   Construction, commercial   7 February 2019**
                               
  7 King's Bench Walk   24/38   2-4   150   £65,000   6   Commercial, shipping   7 February 2019**
                               
  Landmark Chambers   33/56   2   230   £65,000   10   Public law   7 February 2019**
                               
  Littleton Chambers   10/42   Up to 2   120-140   £67,500   2   Employment, commercial   7 February 2019**
                               
  Maitland Chambers   29/41   Up to 3   150   £65,000   12   Chancery, commercial   February 2019**
                               
  Matrix Chambers   36/57   Up to 2   215   £50,000   17   Public law, crime   7 February 2019
                               
  Monckton Chambers   15/45   2   200   £65,000   11   Public law   7 February 2019**
                               
  4 New Square   25/58   2   111   £65,000   10   Commercial   2 January 2019
                               
  XXIV Old Buildings   14/31   3   200   £65,000   10   Chancery, commercial   26 November 2018
                               
  Outer Temple Chambers   24/64   3-4   200-300   £60,000   9   Common law, commercial   February 2019**
                               
  4 Pump Court   24/42   2   140   £70,000   10   Commercial   11 January 2019
                               
  Pump Court Tax Chambers   13/22   2   39   £60,000   3   Tax   28 January 2019
                               
  Quadrant Chambers   25/44   2-3   158   £65,000   5   Commercial, shipping   7 February 2019**
                               
  Queen Elizabeth Building   6/29   2   170   £35,000 + earnings   1   Family   7 February 2019**
                               
  Radcliffe Chambers   5/50   2   130    £60,000   5   Chancery   4 January 2019
                               
  St John's Chambers   8/86   2-3   200   £35,000   8   Chancery, family, commercial, common law   5 February 2019
                               
  Serle Court   25/43   Up to 3   128   £65,000   11   Chancery, commercial   7 February 2019**
                               
  South Square   17/23   2-3   82   £65,000   7   Insolvency, commercial   7 February 2019**
                               
  4 Stone Buildings   7/29   2   120   £65,000   8   Chancery   7 February 2019**
                               
  Tanfield Chambers   6/51   Up to 2   150   £60,000   1   Property   8 February 2019
                               
  2 Temple Gardens   14/45   2-3   82   £55,000 + £15,000*   8   Common law, commercial   7 February 2019**
                               
  3 Verulam Buildings   25/55   Up to 4   110   £65,000   9   Commercial, banking   7 February 2019**
                               
  Wilberforce Chambers   33/38   2   119   £65,000   12   Chancery, commercial   7 February 2019**
                               
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