Applications for Tenancy / Established Practitioners
From time to time Keating Chambers formally invites applications for tenancy from established practitioners. These vacancies will be advertised on this website and elsewhere.
Chambers is always willing to consider expressions of interest for tenancy (subject to any decision to advertise prior to considering the application) from established KCs and junior barristers who have a developing or established practice including one or more of the following practice areas:
- Construction & Engineering
- Energy & Natural Resources
- International Arbitration
- Public Procurement
- IT & Technology
- Professional Negligence
Applications, which should include the business case for the application and be accompanied by a CV, should be made to the Head of Chambers, currently Alexander Nissen KC (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications will be judged against the following criteria:
- Compatibility with Chambers needs, and particularly the business case for the recruitment of the applicant (the candidate’s plan and/or ability to build a long-term practice in Chambers; synergies with and commitment to one or more of Chambers’ present or aspirational areas of expertise; the contribution that the candidate’s skills and expertise can make to the benefit of both the candidate and Chambers; and the candidate’s anticipated workstream and earnings).
- Intellectual ability
- Ability to work to work effectively with others (including commitment to diversity and equality in all professional dealings)
- Oral advocacy
- Written advocacy
Keating Chambers is a friendly and inclusive set that aims to embed equality and diversity in all aspects of its ways of working. As such, it welcomes applications from all backgrounds. We want our chambers to reflect the diversity of the people we serve and seek to serve. We will request applicants for tenancy to complete an equality monitoring form and to submit it separately from your application for tenancy, by email to the Chair of the Equality and Diversity Committee, currently Veronique Buerhlen KC (email@example.com). If two candidates are equally qualified, we will select the person from an underrepresented group at the commercial Bar in accordance with section 159(4)(a) of the Equality Act 2010.
We are inclusive of disabled barristers and reasonable adjustments will be made. This will not impact on our recruitment decision making. Requests for reasonable adjustments should be made separately from your application for tenancy, by email to the Chair of the Equality and Diversity Committee, currently Veronique Buerhlen KC (firstname.lastname@example.org). The process for receiving and actioning requests will be kept be separate from the recruitment process and without the knowledge of the shortlist or interview panel.