Recruitment & Pupillage

9-12 Bell Yard always welcomes applications from exceptional candidates at all levels. We operate an Equality and Diversity Policy and are fully committed to applying best practice to ensure that we recruit the most suitable applicants regardless of sex, marital status, race, colour, ethnic or national origins, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation.

9-12 Bell Yard has developed a formidable reputation for providing teams of expert barristers at all levels of seniority.

Chambers pays close attention to individual career development. Expert in-house training and guidance, both formal and informal, are provided to our new recruits and pupils who are selected from many hundreds of applicants. As 9-12 Bell Yard maintains an envied and dominant position at the Criminal Bar, we are fortunate enough to be able to select our members from the very best candidates.

Each year, we offer:

  • approximately fifteen one-week mini-pupillages to students who are interested in becoming barristers
  • two or three twelve-month pupillages
  • third six pupillages

9-12 Bell Yard always welcomes applications for tenancy from candidates of exceptional quality - see Recruitment



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