2017 Opportunities

We will be offering both Pupillage and Training Contract positions again in 2017. No CILEx training positions will be offered this year.

The application process will operate in two phases, firstly for the two Pupillage positions and later in the year (see the timetable here) for the Training Contract positions.

Pupillage Positions

Details of the two Justice First Fellowship Pupillage positions are now available.

Select the host from the list on the left or the logo below to view details of the organisation (together with Job Description and Person Specification).

Public Law ProjectTrinity Chambers


  1. For the pupillage at Public Law Project, the successful applicant will spend both years of the two year fellowship at Public Law Project, as a paralegal for the first twelve months before undertaking a 12-month pupillage.
  2. For the pupillage at Trinity Chambers, the successful applicant will spend the first year of the two year fellowship working as a caseworker for the Bar Pro Bono Unit (see below) and the second year in Chambers undertaking their Pupillage.

Information about the Bar Pro Bono Unit and the year to be spent there can be selected from the list on the left or the logo below.

Bar Pro Bono Unit

Training Contract positions

Host Organisations that will be offering Justice First Fellowship Training Contracts are shown below. Information about the organisation and position on offer can be found by selecting the Host below or from the list on the left.

We are still confirming details with more Training Contract Hosts, and will publish those details (including Job Descriptions and Person Specifications) as they become available.

BHTCoram CLCDPGDerbyshire Law CentreGovan Law CentreGreater Manchester Law CentreHackney Law CentreJust for Kids LawUniversity HouseLibertyMary Ward Legal CentreMinton Morrill SolicitorsSpeakeasy Advice Centre

The timetable for 2017 applications can be seen here.

For information on previous years positions, see here.