|28 November 2016||Applicants may access the Pupillage Gateway to browse Gateway pupillage vacancies (for chambers that do not recruit through the Gateway, adverts are live all year around). A practice online application form will be available in addition to a sample application form in pdf format for applicants to begin preparation: click here to download the form.|
|9 January 2017, 11:00am||The submissions window for applications opens. Applicants can start, develop, submit and edit live applications.|
|7 February 2017, 11:00am||The submissions window for applications closes; no further applications or amendments to applications will be allowed.|
|February – April 2017||First and second round interview offers are sent out, and interviews are conducted by chambers.|
|3 May 2017, 09:00am||Offers of pupillage are made through the system. For applications made by candidates through the Pupillage Gateway, offers of pupillage must not be made or accepted before 9:00am on Wednesday 3 May 2017.|
Please note that the system opens for the submission of applications at 11:00am on Monday 9 January 2017, and closes at 11:00am on Tuesday 7 February 2017. It will not be possible to submit applications after this time and extensions will not be granted.