Equal Opportunities

Chambers’s Equal Opportunities Policy is applied when considering all applications.

View our equal opportunities policy.

Tenancy Applications

5 Pump Court is a busy and long-established common law set with enviable financial stability.

Due to a significant surplus of work and a desire to expand, we are looking for high quality practitioners across all  of our core areas of expertise: Civil, Crime and Family.

Applications are invited from established Civil practitioners, and across all levels of call from Criminal and Family practitioners.

Applications should be made by way of a CV and covering letter to recruitment@5pumpcourt.com.

Alternatively please speak to one of our clerks in confidence.

Twelve Month Pupillage

5 Pump Court Chambers is a successful common law set of chambers with three main practice teams: Criminal, Civil and Family. We are a friendly set and aim to make pupillage an instructive and enjoyable experience in which our pupils will gain a strong grounding in each of these areas. To facilitate that, pupils will normally have three supervisors during the year.

Chambers is a member of the Pupillage Portal. Please read the Pupillages Handbook or visit www.pupillagegateway.com. for further information about how to apply for a twelve-month pupillage at 5 Pump Court Chambers.

Applicants should be aware that 5 Pump Court will only recruit those who can demonstrate a genuine desire to undertake pupillage in a common law chambers.


Third Six Pupillage

We are actively recruiting for one or more Third Six pupils to cover a surplus of family work in relation to public and private law children cases, matrimonial finance and domestic abuse injunctions.  Third six pupils can expect to be in court every day.

Please apply by sending a letter of application to Rebecca Foulkes with a CV, copy of your last 3 months' work diary and any references that you may have available. Please use the following email address: rebeccafoulkes@5pumpcourt.com

Applications will be kept confidential.

Successful candidates will be selected on merit and in accordance with our equality and diversity policy.

This opportunity is also advertised at: https://www.barcouncil.org.uk/careers/third-six-vacancies-and-best-practice/


A maximum of four one-week mini-pupillages will be offered each year and will take place during late June, July, August or September.

Applicants must be either an undergraduate or graduate.

The application form and equal opportunities monitoring form should be completed and submitted between the 1st January and the 31st January each year by post, accompanied by a covering letter and marked for the attention of Rebecca Foulkes.

Due to the volume of applications it is regretted that applications received outside this period will not be acknowledged or considered.

Successful applicants will be notified by the 31st March and allocated their mini-pupillage week.

A mini-pupillage is not a pre-requisite for pupillage but may assist a future application.


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