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Cornwall Street Chambers offers common law pupillages and our pupils are able to gain experience in a wide range of disciplines.  

We want to attract candidates who have a good academic record, strong interpersonal skills, an ability to work very hard and can demonstrate their commitment to a career at the bar. A full person specification for pupils can be downloaded below together with Cornwall Street Chambers' Pupillage Policy which give full details of our recruitment process and selection criteria. The policy also sets out what you can expect during the pupillage year.           

We advertise pupillages at where details of pupillages currently available can be found.

Selected applicants will be invited to an interview/assessment on a date to be confirmed.

Cornwall Street Chambers operates an equal opportunities policy and adheres to the Equality and Diversity Code for the Bar to ensure the equal treatment of pupils and tenants, regardless of gender, physical disability, age, race or sexual orientation. 


Applications should be made on the Cornwall Street Chambers Pupillage Application Form and submitted with your Diversity Monitoring Questionnaire. 

Both forms can be downloaded below. Completed forms should be emailed to James Farmer, Administration Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively both forms printed out and sent to Cornwall Street Chambers, 85-87 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 3BY.


Pupillage Application Form

Diversity Monitoring Questionnaire

Person Specification

Pupillage Policy


85–87 Cornwall Street
Birmingham B3 3BY
Tel: 0121 233 7500
Fax : 0121 233 7501
DX: 741120 Birmingham 70