Applications are now closed for 2019 intake (pupils start at advice agency Sept 2019, trainee solicitors start Jan 2020).

The following lists the dates for the Host application and candidate selection processes together with indicative dates of the fellowship for the 2019 intake:

Pupil Barristers Trainee Solicitors
(England/Wales &
Trainee Solicitors
(Northern Ireland)
Host Applications open 3rd Oct 2018
Host Applications close 22nd Jan 2019 (5pm)
Hosts selected Feb 2019 early May 2019
Positions posted April 2019 May 2019
Applications close May 2019 Sep 2019
Interview period June 2019 Nov/Dec 2019
Fellow starts at advice agency Sep 2019 n/a
Training Contract starts n/a Jan 2020 Apr 2020
Fellow starts Solicitors Apprentice course n/a Sep 2020
Pupillage starts Oct 2020 n/a
End of pupillage/training Sep 2021 Dec 2021 Sep 2022

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