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We are always looking for high-calibre practitioners to join one of our practice groups.

At Tanfield, barristers have the opportunity to build their practice in a friendly, dynamic and team-focused environment. Chambers is open to flexible working and has a generous Parental Leave policy.

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Pupillage at Tanfield is divided into three periods of four months each with different pupil supervisors. The aim is to introduce pupils to the core practice areas in Chambers, giving them experience of court work and the opportunity to work with as many members of Chambers as possible.

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Mini-pupillage is an excellent way for those considering a twelve-month pupillage to experience the working atmosphere in Chambers. It is also a unique opportunity for students to find out whether they might be interested in a career at the Bar.

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Third Six Pupillage

Chambers has a history of recruiting third six pupils in July and August of each year for a September/October start, and with a view to tenancy.

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