The student committee will review applications for mini-students every quarter. Applicants are reminded not to be discouraged by unsuccessful applications. The demand for mini-students is high and there are only a limited number of parking spaces. Please note that due to the Covid-19 outbreak, we currently do not accept applications for mini-students. “It`s about giving the experience of a lawyer`s work so that the mini-students can decide if they want to have a career at the bar. Mini-students monitor members of the chambers, review examples of cases, analyze legal or factual problems, and discuss with lawyers what is going on in these cases and problems, and in a career at the bar in general. Some mini-students also include an element of assessment by the rooms. It is not our usual policy to offer a second mini-student to each candidate. You should therefore think carefully about the date of your application. “to ensure that [mini-students] fully understand the importance and effect of their trust and solicitor privileges before seeing or hearing confidential or privileged information.” You are invited to sign a confidentiality agreement at the beginning of the mini-students Potential mini-students must apply at any time in January for placements in March/April; at any time in May for June/July internships; or at any time in September for November/December rankings. All applications for mini-students should be klong@newcourtchambers.com by sending a VITA CURRICULUM and a cover letter to Kayleigh Long. Mini-students are required to abide by a code of conduct during their stay with us and to sign a confidentiality agreement at the beginning of their mini-students. As Legal Cheek pointed out last year, mini-students are not except for the “selfie” craze – you never know when a confidential client file might appear in the background. Much of the guidelines appear to have been removed directly from the Stating the Bleeding Obvious Handbook.

But since the document is at the top of the 22-page list, it might be worth attracting budding mini-students to Mama and Dad`s bench to fund some tips, say, MEERS Slaughter and May. Applications for mini-students are now closed for the period From September 2020 to July 2021. “If you have any doubts about whether a mini-student can be sufficiently familiar with confidential information and personal data, you need to think carefully about how you structure the mini-students and what you allow the mini-student to see and hear. You should look for ways to avoid breaches of trust and misuse of personal data, and minimize the risk of both accidentally occurring. Given the sensitivity of the work, minors must sign a confidentiality agreement before the start of their school population. The mini-students are supposed to dress in dark business clothes. A contribution of $10 per day is paid on a mini-student`s expenses. Mini-students usually last three days. Mini-schools are available annually in March, April, June, July, November and December, but are limited to 30 places per year. As the demand for places is very high during the summer holidays, applicants are invited to apply for mini-states at other times. We offer mini-students from the inside up to three days that offer the opportunity to get a glimpse of the work and atmosphere at Chambers.

Mini-students can expect to meet with several members of the chamber and can: candidates must meet the minimum age and qualification requirements and send consistent cover letters and CVs during the application window. Subject to compliance with these conditions, places are allocated after the first time.