Equal Opportunities

Chambers’s Equality Policy is applied when considering all applications.

View our Equality 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 Family and Crime practitioners.

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

You are welcome to speak to our Chambers Director in advance of any application in order to discuss the process, our future plans and the opportunities available. Please telephone on 020 7353 2532 or email clarekelly@5pumpcourt.com to arrange a convenient time to speak.

Twelve-month Pupillage

5 Pump Court 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 see a variety of work. To facilitate that, pupils will normally have three supervisors during the year.

Chambers is a member of the Pupillage Gateway. 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.

This year, 5 Pump Court seeks to recruit one pupil who can demonstrate a genuine desire to undertake pupillage in a common law chambers and one pupil who wishes to specialise in Crime.

Chambers will consider any application made for flexibility within pupillage. Applications are considered on an individual basis. If you wish to make an application for flexibility, please contact our Director on a confidential basis on 020 7353 2532 or at clarekelly@5pumpcourt.com

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 Clare Kelly 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: clarekelly@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/

Mini pupillage

We are not currently offering mini-pupillages because of the restrictions caused by Coronavirus. We will update this website and our social media once we are in a position to offer mini-pupillages again. Potential applicants are welcome to register interest by sending an email to: recruitment@5pumpcourt.com and will then be notified once applications reopen.

We usually offer a maximum of four one-week mini-pupillages each year which take place during the summer.

Applicants must be either an undergraduate or graduate.

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


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5 Pump Court

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T 020 7353 2532 or 07976 368031

F 020 7353 5321

E clerks@5pumpcourt.com

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