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DARREN FINNEGAN

Year of Call: 2019

Main Areas of Practice

Administrative Law or Judicial Review
Land Law
Licensing
Personal Injury

Biography

Darren is able to accept instructions in all areas. His main areas of interests are road traffic matters (civil and criminal), HGV operator licencing and HGV/PSV regulation due to his extensive experience in the industry.

Having completed pupillage with an experienced civil practitioner specialising in personal injury, Darren is also accepting instruction in matters of personal injury and health and safety in the workplace.

Qualifications

First Class LL.B (Hons), Queen’s University Belfast 2018.

Diploma of Professional Legal Studies, Institute of Professional Legal Studies 2019.

Mini-pupillage 1 Chancery Lane, London 2017.

Winner of IPLS-Kings Inn Eoin Higgins Memorial Moot 2019.

Winner of Oxford University Press national mooting competition 2017

Experience

During university, Darren was heavily involved in mooting, having won the Queen’s University internal moot in 2016, the OUP UK national moot in 2017 and representing QUB in the Essex Court mooting competition. This continued during the IPLS where Darren was an advocate on the winning team of the Eoin Higgins Memorial Moot against fellow trainees at Kings Inn and also had the opportunity to moot at the Supreme Court in front of Lord Kerr.