Pupillage Gateway Timetable 2021-22

The Bar Council's Pupillage Gateway online application system for pupillage.

Prospective candidates can use the Pupillage Gateway to search for vacancies, prepare and save their applications in advance of the timetable going live using the practice application form, and to apply to those Authorised Education and Training Organisations (AETOs) that use the Gateway to recruit and track the progress of any applications made. Further details about the functions of the system can be found in the Applicant User Guide (pdf).

Please visit The Bar Council Website for the detailed timetable and further information. 

Pupillage Gateway 2020-21 Timetable

27 November 2020 

Applicants may access the Pupillage Gateway to browse vacancies

A practice online application form will be available in addition 

4 January 2021, 11am

Applications open

8 February 2021, 11am

Applications close

11 February 2021, 11am

Publication of Gateway applications to Authorised Education and Training Organisations (AETO's)

8 / 11 February - 6 May 2021

First and second round interview offers are sent out, and interviews are conducted by chambers

7 May 2021, 11am

Offers of pupillage are made through the system

14 May 2021, 11am 

Deadline for accepting initial offers


Date posted: 27 November 2020