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Year of Call: 2018

Clerk: Raj Lamba

Clerk: Frazer Gale-Sinclair

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Samuel became a member of Chambers’ London branch in October 2019 after successfully completing his pupillage. He was called to the Bar in 2018, achieving the highest mark out of the Lincoln’s Inn cohort. Before undertaking pupillage, Sam obtained a Distinction and a prize on the BCL at the University of Oxford, and graduated top of his year in Law at Queen Mary University of London.

Samuel accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ main practice areas.

During pupillage, Samuel assisted in a broad range of commercial, insolvency and property disputes. He is now acting for a Liquidator as junior to James Pickering in two ongoing and related multi-million pound disputes. The two cases are proceeding in the High Court and are complex civil fraud matters, one of which involves 25 parties.

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Career and Associations

Called to the Bar (2018) - Lincoln's Inn

Bar Professional Training Course (2017-18) Outstanding: ranked 3rd in the UK; Lincoln's Inn Student of the Year Prize 2018 (formerly the Ede & Ravenscroft Prize), and a Buchanan Prize.

Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL), The University of Oxford (2016-17) Distinction: awarded the Oxford Law Faculty Prize for Constitutional Theory.

Law (LLB Hons), Queen Mary University of London (2014-16) First Class: ranked 1st in year; awarded The Professor Sir Roy Goode Prize for Best First Class Degree, The Principal's Prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement, and The Land Law Prize.

Philosophy and Theology (BA Hons), The University of Oxford (2011-14): awarded The Emmanuelle Prize for Academic Achievement.

Recipient of Lord Brougham, Hardwicke, Sir Thomas More, and Eastham Scholarships from Lincoln's Inn.