Vacancy: Junior Clerk

One Pump Court Chambers currently requires a full time Junior Clerk to assist the clerking team in chambers. The successful applicant can expect up to £18,000 per annum, rising to £21,216 after a 6 month probationary period, and 20 days holiday allotment.

You should work in an efficient professional manner, have a good standard of education, with at least 5 GCSEs, grades A – C, which must include Maths and English, and proven communication skills. It is essential that you are computer literate.

You should have the ability to work under pressure, demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment have a forward looking attitude.

Junior Clerk duties will include but are not restricted to: (Job Description is available upon request)

  • Providing general support to the Clerks as and when required in all aspects of clerking members.
  • Understanding and applying the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion code, as this applies in respect of your duties in clerking members
  • Playing an active and influential role in the future success of Chambers

To apply, please fill out the Staff Application Form which can be downloaded here. Send it with your CV and covering letter, outlining your suitability for the position to Jeannine Lewis, Chambers Administrator at One Pump Court Chambers or Please mark the envelope “Private and Confidential”.

Chambers operates an Equality Diversity & Inclusion Policy therefore applicants of all ages are encouraged and will be judged on merit alone.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 18 March 2019

[All applications are treated in the strictest confidence]

Vacancy: Crime and Prison Law Team

Are you a criminal barrister returning from parental leave, or with caring responsibilities?
Looking for a more flexible approach to work?
Want to diversify your practice?
Or simply looking for a fresh start?

The Crime and Prison Law Team at One Pump Court welcomes applications from suitably experienced individuals to join our outstanding team.

At One Pump Court we take a radical approach to the issues facing our clients, staff and members, including the logistics of balancing a court based practice with caring and other commitments outside the workplace.

Our Crime and Prison Law Team offers cooperative support for those wishing to undertake paperwork to complement their court appearances, as well as opportunities for practitioners wanting to pursue a more traditional criminal defence practice.

We offer a lively, inclusive environment with flexible working practices and excellent fee collection by our dedicated fees clerks.

To enquire, please contact in the strictest confidence:


One Pump Court welcomes applications from excellent advocates who share our ethos. All applications are dealt with in the strictest confidence. Applications for tenancy should be directed to Ian Burrow at

Opportunities for tenancy – Housing, Property and Social Welfare

We are looking for talented, passionate and driven barristers wishing to join our renowned Housing, Property and Social Welfare teams. For more information, including how to apply, please click here.

Family Junior Tenants

One Pump Court are currently looking to recruit Family Junior Tenants. To apply, please complete a Chambers Tenancy Application form which can be downloaded below, and send it marked private and confidential, outlining your suitability for the position to Jeannine Lewis, Chambers Administrator, at One Pump Court Chambers or by email to

3rd Six Pupils:

Due to our present workload, we invite application for 3rd six pupils as we seek to expand our busy Family Team. For more information, please click here.


The Mini Pupillage scheme at One Pump Court runs from June until September. Applicants over 18 at the time of their placement are asked to apply in November by sending a covering letter and a brief CV by email to Abby Greensmith at They are asked to advise if there are any dates that they need to avoid and which areas of law they are interested in.

Applications are dealt in date order of receipt on a ‘first come – first served’ basis. Places are then allocated in December for the following summer. Due to heavy demands the placements are for one week.

Please find below downloadable application forms

Third Six vacancy