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

 

  • Senior family practitioners who specialist in public law children.

 

  • Middle to Senior civil practitioners who are interested in joining a growing team.

 

 

All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence. To apply, please contact our Senior Clerk Marc Goddard or send your CV and covering letter to mgoddard@stourchambers.co.uk. 

 

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 or mgoddard@stourchambers.co.uk.

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 2020/21 will be open in due course via the pupillage gateway. 

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

Specialising in matrimonial finance and children matters. Members appear in the regional courts as well as the High Court and the Court of Appeal. They often act in financial remedy proceedings relating to farms, companies, properties and other assets. In addition they are adept at dealing with serious child care allegations including physical abuse and death.

~ Chambers UK Bar Guide 2019

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