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Red Lion Chambers

A career at Red Lion Chambers

RLC is an award-winning and innovative set with a focus on business development. As a leading set, we have a long-standing reputation for providing excellent representation across all our practice areas. We recognise that our members are vital to our continued success and are committed to investing in the future of Chambers through both our pupillage and wider recruitment programmes.

RLC offers an open, collaborative, and supportive working environment where everyone is valued and encouraged to reach their potential. We embrace change and continually evolve to meet the needs of our clients and our members.

We are dedicated to increasing accessibility to the Bar and training and preparing future barristers for a rewarding and successful career. We offer an exceptional training scheme for our pupils and probationary tenants. We also recognise the need to continually develop and strengthen our existing practice areas and recruit barristers at all call levels.

If you are already a barrister or interested in a career as a barrister and you share our values, we would love to hear from you. We welcome talented individuals and will consider all applications fairly and impartially.

Find out more about our current career development opportunities for pupillages, mini-pupillages, tenants & associates.

Why Red Lion Chambers?

RLC is a dynamic and progressive leading barristers’ chambers. We have vast expertise in all aspects of serious crime, fraud, inquests and inquiries, regulatory and international work.

We can offer you:

  • An open, friendly and caring culture that embraces individuality.
  • A supportive, diverse and inclusive work environment that reflects the society we serve.
  • A wide range of high-quality national and international work.
  • Exposure to some of the highest profile, serious and complex cases.
  • Opportunity to work with and learn from leading King’s Counsel and senior barristers.
  • A set focused on excellence with Tier One rankings in Chambers UK and the Legal 500.
  • Dedicated clerking team providing full administrative support.
  • Refurbished Chambers with state-of-the-art video conferencing facilities and virtual courtrooms.
  • Annex in Chelmsford serving Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk and surrounding areas.

What we look for

As one of the country’s top criminal sets, we recognise that our success depends on attracting and retaining the best legal talent.

At RLC, we welcome applications from aspiring and established barristers who demonstrate excellence, integrity, tenacity and motivation and aspire to build their careers with us.

We are always looking for exceptional candidates with ambition, not only for their own career development but also for our chambersWe believe that chambers should reflect the diverse society we live in. We welcome aspiring barristers from all backgrounds and champion female advocates – with one of the highest numbers of female silks at the Bar.

Career opportunities at Red Lion Chambers