2 Temple Gardens

About The Set

This top civil and commercial set is one of the highest payers of pupils at the bar. It's is also one of the more diverse chambers, with women making up approaching half of its juniors and a quarter of its QCs.

With a broad range of high quality work – that spans banking & finance to sports law – 2 Temple Gardens is also an interesting place to train, with rookies given the opportunity to sample a variety of different areas before they specialise. Among a host of high profile silks at the set is Martin Porter QC, one of the country's preeminent names for cycling law, banking law heavyweight Paul Downes QC, and dual-qualified Californian and English contract lawyer Jacqueline Perry QC.



5-9 December 2016; 13-17 March 2017

Applications open: Year-round
Applications close: 28 October 2016; 27 January 2017

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Key Info

Juniors 47
QCs 12
Pupillages 4
Oxbridge-educated new tenants* 2/5

*Figure is for the five most junior members of chambers; does not include postgraduate studies


Pupillage award £70,000
BPTC advance drawdown £20,000

Gender Diversity

Female juniors 40%
Female QCs 25%