Outside of advertised vacancies we welcome speculative applications from barristers with established practices who are of excellent ability and quality and who share Chambers' core values. To initiate a confidential discussion, please email recruitment@doughtystreet.co.uk. 

Our Health and Human Rights Group welcome speculative applications from barristers with either a growing or established practice in clinical negligence and personal injury who are excellent and who share Chambers' core values.

We support broad ranging cross disciplinary practices and are seeking practitioners with a strong commitment to Human Rights who wish to develop practices centred around clinical negligence and personal injury which we recognise often features heavily in related practice areas.

To initiate a confidential discussion, please email contact our Senior Practice Manager, Sian Wilkins, or relevant Practice Manager, Callum Stebbing. Alternatively, tentative enquiries can be sent to recruitment@doughtystreet.co.uk

We encourage candidates to give us a full picture of any mitigating circumstances, including neurodiversity and late diagnosis neurodivergence if applicable.

Current vacancies

Fixed Term Tenant (Employment and Discrimination Team)

Doughty Street’s Employment and Discrimination Law Team is inviting applications for fixed term tenancy from barristers up to 5 years’ call (or equivalent experience) who wish to join a modern, dynamic and highly experienced group of practitioners. The team is recognised in Chambers and Partners UK Bar 2021 as one of the leading Employment sets in the country and our members are frequently involved in high profile, complex and high value claims across the range of employment related litigation including; whistleblowing, discrimination; unfair dismissal, trade union litigation and collective labour disputes.

The exponential growth and development of the team means that we are now accepting applications for our Fixed Term Tenancy (FTT) programme. We are seeking practitioners who have developed (or are developing) specialist Employment Practices commensurate with their year of call and who feel they would benefit from our proactive approach to business development, multidisciplinary approach and being part of a highly cohesive, personable and ambitious team.

Applicants must demonstrate a real commitment to specialising in Employment Law and be willing to play an active part to developing their practice individually, as well as part of the wider team.

Please direct expressions of interest to Sian Wilkins, Senior Practice Manager, Doughty Street Chambers (s.wilkins@doughtystreet.co.uk). For an informal discussion about our team and the work we undertake please contact Callum Stebbing, Practice Manager (c.stebbing@doughtystreet.co.uk).

To download the application form, please click here.

Large print applications can also be made available at request.

Applications must be submitted by Monday 6th September 2021.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 13th September 2021. All enquiries/applications will be treated as confidential.