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FTB Pupillage Open Evening 2021

Are you interested in public and administrative law, environmental law, or the legal process governing what gets built where and how? Then you may be interested in a career at the public and environmental Bar.
FTB is a leading London chambers, specialising in all areas of planning and environmental law.  FTB is pleased to invite you to its Pupillage Open Evening, which will provide a great opportunity to learn about careers at the planning and environmental Bar more generally, practice at FTB and the pupillage recruitment process.

This will be a hybrid event with the opportunity for participants to attend in Chambers or remotely. It will take the form of a panel discussion with members of Chambers with different specialisms within Chambers’ practice areas and at different stages of their career as panellists. For those attending in person, there will be an opportunity to chat to members in a more informal setting after the panel discussion. Those attending remotely will be offered the opportunity to book a slot for a one-on-one discussion with a barrister on Zoom.
Students are invited to submit questions for the panel in advance to

Topics covered will include:

  • An insight into the planning and environmental Bar
  • Path to the Bar as non-law student
  • What is FTB Chambers looking for in candidates?
  • Tips for the application process and interviews
  • Life as a pupil
  • Pupillage to tenancy
  • Practice as a junior tenant

Places must be reserved in advance. Attendees are welcome to join in person in Chambers or remotely via zoom. RSVP via email to indicating your institution and course (if relevant) and whether you will be attending in person or remotely. Information regarding practical arrangements will be sent to all registered attendees closer to the date.

Panel discussion from 6-7pm.  Informal drinks from 7pm.