The criteria by which we select our pupils, and ultimately our tenants are:

  • Academic and intellectual ability.
  • Advocacy and communication skills, including:
    • Clarity of expression;
    • Ability to think and respond under pressure; and
    • Potential capacity as advocate.
  • Potential to be a successful self-employed practitioner at the Commercial Bar, including:
    • Interest and understanding in the type of work done by chambers;
    • Potential ability to work well with members of chambers, solicitors, clients, staff and other pupils; and
    • Determination, resilience and integrity.