Seeking a criminal Third-Six with a top London criminal set with a real view to Tenancy? (January 2022)

Then don’t delay - have a confidential chat with our Chambers Administrator, Russell Burton-Lawrence on 07971 285 796. Feel free to contact Russell outside of normal working hours if that is more convenient for you.

To make a formal application, send a covering email with CV attached, specifying the names of two referees (or attaching references if they are already obtained), to

The type of person we seek and the benefits to you:

Drystone Chambers, the Chambers of Allison Summers QC, is a top ranking London-based criminal chambers with high levels of work both in London and on circuit. If you live on circuit and prefer to work on circuit, we can help you.

We are looking to recruit competent Third Six Pupils to start in January 2022 with a genuine view to tenancy.

Applicants will have successfully completed, or be about to complete their pupillage but who have yet to secure tenancy.

We seek applications from those who have a genuine passion for criminal work and the necessary energy and commitment to succeed at the criminal bar.

Drystone Chambers is committed to diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from outstanding practitioners from all backgrounds.

How we stand out from other criminal sets and the benefits to you:

• We pay guaranteed earnings of £2,000 per month by single bank transfer to you at the beginning of each month (so no more cash-flow issues!)
• You keep whatever you earn in excess of the guaranteed earnings figure
• No commission or rent is charged to third six pupils
• We are one of only 5 criminal sets appointed Panel Membership of the LBLA (London Borough's Legal Alliance - over 25 Local Authorities) for Criminal Litigation/Prosecutions. We received the highest spend out of the criminal panel chambers in 2021. If local authority prosecution work is of interest, we have the framework in place to help you develop in this area

In terms of tenancy, applicants may be interested to note the following:

• We do not charge any rent during the first three months of tenancy
• Members pay a competitive percentage only rent
• A 5% lower rent rate applies to members under 5 years call
• We have in place effective billing and fees collection
• We have talented clerks who will give you work and help you to develop your practice