Barrister Profile


Year of Call: 2011

Main Areas of Practice

Commercial Law
Company Law
Land Law


MA Law, First Class Honours, Cambridge

Investment Banker, Deutsche Bank, UK Corporate Finance, 2008 - 2010

Bar of England and Wales 2011, pupillage completed at 20 Essex Street (large Commercial Chambers in London). Experience gained across many areas of Civil Law including General Commercial, Contract, Arbitration, Banking And Finance, Sale Of Goods, Insurance, Company, Negligence, General Tort, Shipping, and Conflict Of Laws

Areas of particular interest: Admiralty & Maritime, Arbitration, Banking & Insurance, Chancery, Company Law, Construction Law, Contract & General Commercial, Defamation, Dispute Resolution, Insolvency & Bankruptcy, International Law, Litigation & Arbitration, Negligence & General Tort, Personal Injuries, Private International Law, and Professional & Medical Negligence


MA Law, First Class Honours, Cambridge: achieved a first in every subject, placed fifth in university

Bar Professional Training Course, BPP Law School, London, graded “Outstanding”

Called to the Bar of England and Wales (Inner Temple) in 2011

Scholar of Churchill College, Cambridge, awarded the Silverman Sherliker Award for Law and the 2008 Churchill College Prize

FSA qualified in Financial Regulation, Securities, and Financial Derivatives


Investment Banker 2008 - 2010 (UK Corporate Finance team, Deutsche Bank). Main clients included National Grid and Unilever, transaction experience includes Kraft Foods acquisition of Cadbury and the Wolseley rescue rights issue

Involved in numerous civil court proceedings and arbitrations at 20 Essex Street, including interim applications (e.g. ex parte Mareva injunctions), and advisory work (both contentious and non-contentious)

In Northern Ireland instructed in civil litigation in both the County Court and High Court