Upcoming Events

Pupillage Calendar of Events


21st October 2021

17:00 – 18:30


Diversity in Chambers: What we are doing to improve

Round table discussion focused on what Exchange Chambers can do to improve diversity measures, featuring questions from various students.

Chaired by David Mohyuddin QC, with members from Exchange Chambers’ Equality and Diversity Committee and Pupillage Committee.

Registration for this event has now closed.

2nd December 2021

10:00 – 15:30

In Person

Annual Pupillage Forum – In Person

Exchange Chambers’ Pupillage Committee will discuss application forms, interviews, advocacy and mini-pupillages. Open to 3rd year students and above.

Speakers: Head of Chambers, Chief Executive, Members of Pupillage Committee & Others.

Application by way of CV and answers to three questions (further details TBC).

7th December 2021


Family Event

This event is open to all interested in a career in Family law.

Speakers: TBC

18th January 2022

18:00 – 19:15


Progression in Chambers

Our panel will discuss their various career journeys and the ways in which practitioners can progress with Exchange.


  • Bill Braithwaite QC – Head of Chambers
  • Jonathan I’Anson – Chief Executive
  • HHJ Catherine Howells – Pupil to Barrister to Judge
  • Stephen Connolly – Solicitor to Barrister
  • Imran Shafi QC – Taking Silk
  • Caroline Abraham – CPS to Chambers (TBC)

Registration for this event will open soon. 

10th February 2022 (TBC)

17:00 – 18:30

Pupillage Committee – Being a Member / Meeting our Members

This event will feature a transparent discussion into what we look for in a pupil, followed by a Q&A session with Exchange Chambers’ Pupillage Committee. Open to all.

Speakers: Members of our Pupillage Committee

Registration for this event will open soon. 

March 2022

(Exact date and further details TBC)

Pupillage Process – a Pupil’s Perspective

Speakers will reflect on their experiences of applying for pupillage, both with Exchange and other Chambers. There will also be the opportunity to win a mini-pupillage during this event.

Speakers: Our current pupils and those due to start in 2022 and 2023.

Registration for this event will open soon. 

April 2022

(Exact date and further details TBC)

Want to become a Barrister?

What is a barrister? What do you need to succeed as a barrister? This event will discuss why being a barrister could be the career for you. Open to all, particularly younger students.

The event will be chaired by David Temkin QC and will involve a panel of pupils and junior members.

Registration for this event will open soon. 

Event recordings

If you would like access to the recording of our first autumn 2021 event, ‘A Day in the Life of a Pupil’ (28/09/21), please contact Pupillage and Recruitment Manager Chantal Core.

This page will be updated regularly, so please stay posted for more information.

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