One Pump Court welcomes applications from excellent advocates who share our ethos. All applications are dealt with in the strictest confidence.  All practice areas are recruiting, with more detailed information set out below.

If you would like to discuss anything prior to any application please do not hesitate to contact our Senior Clerk, Ian Burrow, via email  Enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Applications for tenancy should be made via the application form and be directed to Ian Burrow at

Inquest Team

We are currently welcoming applications from established practitioners with a practice in inquests/ inquiries, and/or claims against police or public authorities, who have a commitment to the One Pump Court ethos.

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.

Housing, Property and Social Welfare Team

We are looking for talented, passionate and driven barristers wishing to join our renowned Housing, Property and Social Welfare teams.

Practitioners of all levels, with high standards of excellence and a commitment to the One Pump Court ethos, should apply.

Family Team

One Pump Court are currently looking to recruit Family Tenants at all levels.

The Family Team has built an excellent reputation as childcare practitioners dedicated to the representation of children, parents and wider family members. We also have a specialist finance team with extensive experience of litigation involving matrimonial finances, cohabitation and inheritance.


Unfortunately, due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, our Chambers have decided to cancel all Mini Pupillage’s until further notice.

We ask that you withhold any applications and check our website for updates as to when we will be accepting them in the future.

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact Abby Greensmith at

Please find below downloadable application forms

Third Six vacancy