The Pupillage Committee

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Our Pupillage Committee consists of the members of Chambers listed below.  We’ve included their interests so that you know a little bit about them.

Lucy Garrett QC (Head of the Pupillage Committee).

Lucy enjoys reading. Her current recommendations are Dick Francis (a joyous rediscovery), especially Hot Money and Whip Hand, the latest Mantel of course and Tana French’s superb Dublin Murder Squad series.  Sadly she can’t recommend the 2019 Reacher but all the previous ones remain excellent.

Lucy took a sabbatical from the Bar between June 2018 and December 2019 to work as Senior Advisor for the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change.  She spent 18 months in Sierra Leone working closely with the Mayor of Freetown, the extraordinary Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE.  Her blog describing her experiences is here.

Adrian Williamson QC

Adrian’s interests include supporting Arsenal FC, squash, tennis and reading.

Charles Banner QC

As well as spending time with his young family, Charles enjoys running, travel, theatre, contemporary art and rock music. He has run 9 London Marathons and has climbed two of the Seven Summits (parenthood then got in the way of the rest). He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He skis badly but enthusiastically, much like his guitar playing.

Calum Lamont

Calum follows Bath Rugby and thankfully can still remember the good times. He plays in a competitive pipe band and has competed at national and international level, including the World Championships. Calum retains a strong interest in British imperial history and has completed two papers on nineteenth-century East Africa.

James Thompson

When allowed some spare time by his young family, James enjoys sports (in particular skiing and golf, both of which have suffered significant deterioration in skill level over the years) and walking in the Kent countryside. He also likes cooking and to collect cook books, and particularly recommends those of Nigel Slater (his Instagram account is also worth a follow). His prized possession however is a First Edition copy of Fergus Henderson’s “Nose to Tail Eating”, although he is yet to attempt to cook anything from it.

Sarah Williams

Brenna Conroy

Tom Owen

Tom is a keen sportsman. He enjoys playing and watching football, rugby and cricket.

Charlie Thompson

Jennie Wild

Jennie is a keen (and founding) member of the Keating netball team.  In her spare time she enjoys taking her daughter to the swings and, when she has a moment to herself, visiting art galleries.  She also enjoys travelling to Australia to visit friends and family.

 

The Pupillage Committee wishes you the very best of luck.