The Launch of Winter Mini-pupillage Scheme

Sep 16, 2022

The Winter Mini-pupillage Scheme co-organised with Wu Yee Sun College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong will take place 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝟑 𝐉𝐚𝐧𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝟑𝟏 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑 (𝐛𝐨𝐭𝐡 𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐯𝐞).  The scheme aims to offer current law students an insight into the life of a barrister over a prolonged period, so that students can understand the reality in practice prior to developing the legal career.


In view of the continuous challenges brought by the pandemic situation, we adopt the new arrangement for our mini-pupils and pupils. During this 3-month period, students are not expected to make yourself available on a full-time basis.  Instead, the scheme will be held on an ad-hoc and flexible basis. In other words, successful applicants do not necessarily have to show up at Chambers everyday (apart from the 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐮𝐥𝐬𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐤 𝐛𝐞𝐭𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝟑 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝟔 𝐉𝐚𝐧𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑), you will only be called upon for work which will be determined by the workload of Chambers and your pupil master.  Meanwhile, you are expected to use your best endeavour to be present when called upon for tasks and pupil masters will also try to inform you the dates of meetings or hearings in advance for your better arrangement. 


You should expect to be assigned practical tasks such as drafting case summaries, doing legal research, shadowing barristers to meet with clients and attend court hearings (for observation and taking notes) etc. Tasks could be assigned and completed both in person and remotely.  In order to broaden your connections and work in diverse cases, you may be asked to assist different barristers at our Chambers. 


The application is now open 𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐥 𝟒 𝐍𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐 (𝟏𝟏:𝟓𝟗𝐩𝐦 𝐇𝐊𝐓). If you are interested, please complete the application form by scanning the QR code below (or visit here). 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐢𝐞𝐰𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐪𝐮𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐛𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐞𝐭𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝟏𝟒 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝟏𝟖 𝐍𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐. 𝐒𝐮𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐟𝐮𝐥 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐛𝐞 𝐧𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐟𝐢𝐞𝐝 𝐨𝐧 𝟐𝟓 𝐍𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐. You may assume that your application failed if you do not hear from us. However, 2 places will be reserved for Summer Scheme for any potential students who are unsuccessful this time. 


Places are limited. Apply as soon as you can before the scheme fills up. For any enquiries, please contact Sukie Cheung via sukie@pantheonchambers.com or at (852) 2105 8400.