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Pupillage at Mountford Chambers


Mountford Chambers offers an exceptional package of funding and training within its pupillage structure, and we have attracted many excellent candidates in recent years. We have been able to offer tenancies to most of our pupils on successful completion of their pupillage. We strive to offer the very best training for a successful career at the Bar and we endeavour to recruit candidates with the potential and talent to become future leaders in their field.

In order to ensure that we continue to recruit the best aspiring new barristers, following our relaunch we have significantly increased our pupillage awards which are now among the best in the market, and we have adjusted our marking criteria Applications for pupillage starting in Autumn 2022 and 2023 will be considered through our own application form which can be found on our Pupillage page.

Applications for pupillage with Mountford Chambers commencing in 2022 or 2023:

We intend to offer two pupillages to start in October 2022, and two to start in October 2023, each with an award of £40,000.

Please complete the Application form and the Equality and Diversity form (which can be found on the Pupillage page) and submit to chambers via email to


Opening date for applications is 5th January 2022

Closing date for applications by 2pm on 9th February 2022

First round interviews will take place on 19th March 2022

Second round interviews will take place on 30th April 2022

Offers will be made on 6th May 2022. 

Applicants will also be notified if they are either reserve candidates or rejected.

Written feedback is available for applicants who reach the interview stage – any request for feedback must be made within seven days of the outcome of the interview.

Virtual Pupillage Open Evening

11th January 2022, 6pm – 7pm

An informal Q&A and an opportunity for potential applicants to learn what it is like to be a pupil at Mountford Chambers and hear members discuss their practice areas and careers at the Bar.

Alan Kent KC (Head of Pupillage),
Will England, Richard Furlong,
Houzla Rawat, Alexandra Scott,
Mark Watson, Fiona Clegg and Ben Brown.

To register your interest in the event and to receive a link to attend, please email

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