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November 2017 – May 2018 Timetable

28 November 2017 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.
8 January 2018, 11:00am The submissions window for applications opens. Applicants can start, develop, submit and edit live applications.
7 February 2018, 11:00am The submissions window for applications closes; no further applications or amendments to applications will be allowed.
February – April 2018 First and second round interview offers are sent out, and interviews are conducted by chambers.
3 May 2018, 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 Thursday 3 May 2018.

Please note that the system opens for the submission of applications at 11:00am on Monday 8 January 2018, and closes at 11:00am on Wednesday 7 February 2018. It will not be possible to submit applications after this time and extensions will not be granted.