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PETER SANDS

Year of Call: 2018

Main Areas of Practice

Administrative Law or Judicial Review
Coroners or Inquests
Criminal Law
Personal Injury

Biography

Peter was called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in September 2018 and is available to accept instructions in all practice areas. Whilst completing a Pupillage that was centred predominantly within the sphere of Criminal Law, Peter also gained experience at Inquests and in Judicial Review and Personal Injury litigation.

Qualifications

2018; Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Studies (Distinction), Queen’s University, Belfast

2017; LL.B. Law (Hons) Newcastle University, II.I

Scholarships and Awards

2018; John P.B. Maxwell Scholarship (joint 3rd placed Bar Trainee)

2018; Eoin Higgins Moot Prize for Best Advocate

2018; Judge Corinne Philpott QC Memorial Prize (highest result in Criminal Litigation)