Six incoming scholarships are available each year to spend twelve weeks in chambers the summer after completing the LLM at Cambridge. Applications are made through the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust and Cambridge Overseas Trust. Scholars will spend time with two or three leading barrister's chambers as well as visiting various institutions such as the Supreme Court, the Faculty of Advocates in Edinburgh, the High Court in Belfast, the Royal Courts of Justice and the Old Bailey.
Further details regarding entry onto the LLM course can be found on the website of the University of Cambridge's Faculty of Law. Information on the numerous scholarships available from the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust, and its sister organistion the Cambridge Overseas Trust, can be found on their website - www.cambridgetrusts.org.
US and New Zealand Scholars
Two scholars arrive in the Spring via the American Inns of Court and spend six weeks in chambers and two incoming scholars from New Zealand are hosted during the autumn months. The scholars receive a stipend to help with accommodation and living expenses while they are in London. In addition to spending time in barristers’ chambers, scholars also visit various institutions such as the Supreme Court, the Faculty of Advocates in Edinburgh, the High Court in Belfast, the Royal Courts of Justice and the Old Bailey.