Third Six vacancies

Pupils who do not gain tenancy in the chambers at which they complete their pupillage may be able to apply for a third six (or a “fixed-term period of practise”) at another set. The Bar Council’s Third Six Vacancies page features current advertisements from Authorised and Education Training Organisations (AETOs) who are seeking to recruit third six pupils and has been is designed to assist prospective applicants in their search.


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Information for prospective applicants

Prospective applicants should note that, as per section C1 of the Bar Qualification Manual, “third six pupillages” do not form part of the regulated period of pupillage and the vacancies advertised on this page are not overseen by the Bar Standards Board.

Applications for all vacancies featured on this page should be made direct to the relevant chambers and in their chosen format.