We are always interested in hearing from established practitioners who may be interested in becoming a member of Angel Chambers. Applications should be made in writing to our Head of Chambers, Rhys Jones. All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.


Angel Chambers offers up to two twelve month pupillages each year.

The pupillages are divided into two six month periods. The aim is to provide a rounded and balanced pupillage covering all of the areas of law undertaken by chambers. The pupillage structure seeks to allow the individual pupil to gain experience and training in the areas of criminal law, family law and general common law. Where it is possible the individual pupil’s preferences are considered when the content of the pupillage is being decided.

The pupillage will involve the pupil being appointed a pupil supervisor. The pupillage is also monitored by the pupillage committee.

During the second six month period of the pupillage the individual pupils will be able to undertake work and accept instructions for which they will receive payment. Angel Chambers provides £16,322 to each pupil during the twelve month pupillage. This is divided into a grant of £8,161 in the first six months and a guarantee of £8,161 earnings in the second six months. The pupil will not be expected to contribute to chambers expenses during pupillage.

Angel Chambers accepts applications for pupillage as detailed on the Pupillage Gateway at

Pupillages at Angel Chambers are awarded with a view to a tenancy. After the successful completion of pupillage the question of tenancy is considered by both the pupillage committee and the members of chambers in accordance with the chambers constitution.

Angel Chambers operates an equal opportunity policy in relation to all applications.


Chambers would like to thank all those who have applied for mini pupillages with us this year. Unfortunately the number of mini pupillages we can offer is limited and we also have to accommodate long standing arrangements to offer shadowing opportunities to students from various educational establishments and, as such no further mini pupillage applications will be considered this year. However to help make the process of obtaining a mini pupillage as fair as possible in future, Chambers would invite anyone seeking a mini-pupillage to forward a C.V. together with covering letter to Chambers during February, marked for the attention of the Head of the Pupillage Committee. Mini-pupillages will then be offered during June, July and August to the successful applicants.

Angel Chambers operates an equal opportunity policy in relation to all applications.


For further information on joining Chambers as a Tenant, or to find out more about Pupillage/Mini Pupillage please contact the head of recruitment on:

01792 464623