For a third year, Pupillages were offered as part of the Justice First Fellowship, with one more position being provided.

The Pupil Fellow spends a year at Advocate (formerly known as The Bar Pro Bono Unit) before starting their pupillage year in chambers.

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Training Contracts

Fourteen Host Organisations were chosen to host a Fellow on a Training Contract in this, the fifth year of the Fellowship. Fourteen positions were advertised, but unfortunately only twelve of these were filled.

Avon & Bristol Law Centre
Bhatt Murphy
Child Poverty Action Group
Ealing Law Centre
JustRight Scotland
Merseyside Law Centre
North East Law Centre
Prisoners Advice Service
Southwark Law Centre
Suffolk Law Centre
The Speakeasy

Further information on each Host Organisation can be found by following the links on the left of this page.

They were chosen as they are all:

  • committed to, and expert in, different categories of social welfare law
  • known to be innovative, effective and think creatively about their future sustainability
  • involved, in different ways, in work that is of national significance
  • registered as training establishments with the Solicitor’s Regulatory Authority

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