Tom Walker and Isobel Kamber join Keating Chambers
Date: 20 September 2022
We are pleased to announce that Tom Walker and Isobel Kamber have joined Keating Chambers with effect from Tuesday 20 September, following the successful completion of their pupillages. Tom and Isobel are both developing broad practices across Chambers’ specialisms including domestic and international work. During pupillage they gained experience in construction, energy, infrastructure, international arbitration, marine engineering, professional negligence, procurement and planning.
Tom has a BA in Philosophy and Theology from the University of Bristol and an LLM in International Commercial Law from UCL. Before coming to the Bar, Tom worked as a county court advocate for a law firm, LPC law. During this time Tom would conduct several hearings a week in his own right in relation to mortgage possession; landlord and tenant possession; infant settlement; setting aside default judgment; and bankruptcy. Whilst studying for the Bar Course, Tom represented his Inn of Court, Middle Temple, in the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. This saw Tom compete in several European countries over the course of the year and win two awards for his advocacy.
Isobel has an LLB in Law from the University of Bristol. Prior to coming to the Bar, Isobel worked in the Utilities Industry, gaining insight into disputes arising under the Water Industry Act 1991 and associated legislation. Whilst studying for the Bar Course, Isobel volunteered with ELTAL and StreetLaw, giving presentations on a variety of legal topics both contractual and tortious. Isobel also represented her University, successfully, in multiple regional and international moots. Most notable, was her appearance in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, which is the oldest and largest international mooting competition in the world. This saw Isobel compete against several countries and win an award for the Best Written Respondent Memorial.