Recruitment

We always welcome applications from experienced practitioners or juniors that are ambitious and have a good understanding of our main areas of law.

Current Tenancy Vacancies

 

  • Practitioners of 10 years call and above who specialise in Public Law Children.

 

  • Practitioners of 10 years call and above who specialise in General Civil Law matters including Personal Injury, Property and Commercial. 

 

 

All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence. 

 

Applicants under 5 years call will be given an advocacy exercise if called to interview.

 

We consider applications on an equal opportunities basis and are committed to equality and diversity.

 

Stour Chambers is ranked as a ‘leading set’ in the South Eastern Circuit and ranked with ‘leaders in their field’. Stour Chambers is a friendly set based in Canterbury, cases tend to be heard in Kent, Sussex and London.

 

The benefits of a tenancy at Stour Chambers include a friendly working environment and low overheads.

 

For any further information or a private confidential discussion please contact Marc Goddard on 01227 764899. 

Pupillage

Stour Chambers has a firm belief that pupillage is an effective way to recruit new tenants and is committed to equipping pupils for a successful career at the Bar.

 

Applications for Pupillage 2022/23 is now live via the pupillage gateway https://ato.pupillagegateway.com/vacancies/2293 . We are seeking two outstanding people. 

Mini Pupils

We offer a limited number of unassessed mini-pupillages each year. Applications should be made via email to clerks@stourchambers.co.uk  with a CV and covering letter. 

 

This set comes recommended for its members' expertise in children and matrimonial finance matters. The children cases range across both public and private law work, and include those concerning non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and fabricated illness. On the financial side, the set's barristers demonstrate the ability to act in substantial financial remedies cases as well as Schedule 1 and TOLATA matters.

~ Chambers UK Bar Guide 2020

Stour Chambers has 'a range of barristers at different levels suited for different cases'. Members continue to be instructed in complex multi-day cases in the public law space, where it provides 'expert counsel' across Kent and further afield involving non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and extreme neglect. On the family finance front, Elizabeth Spence is a go-to barrister for high-value cases with issues of minority shareholdings and opponents deploying hostile litigation tactics.

~ Legal 500 Bar Guide 2021

Latest News

  • 21 Oct 2021
    We are delighted to be ranked in Chambers and Partners The Bar Guide 2022 edition
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  • 04 Oct 2021
    We welcome two new pupils Nida Ali and Albert Gibbon
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  • 04 Oct 2021
    We are delighted to welcome James Hankinson to the team.
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