Abigail is currently under the supervision of Tom Tyson, having previously being supervised by James McHugh. Abigail has gained experience across a wide range of Chambers’ Civil practice areas. During her second six, Abigail accepts instructions in a variety of cases including Housing, Personal Injury (Small Claims, Infant Approvals and Stage Three Hearings), Employment, Business and Property matters. She has demonstrated the ability to understand complex points within a case and provide written advice to a high standard.
Prior to commencing pupillage at Trinity Chambers, Abigail worked as a paralegal at a law firm ranked within both The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. Within her role, she assisted with high value catastrophic injury litigation. Abigail previously gained experience working as a court agent for a national advocacy services provider in disciplinary hearings at the General Medical Council.
Alongside her degree, Abigail volunteered at The University of Manchester’s Legal Advice Centre to assist clients with employment litigation, including a high value collective redundancy and unfair dismissal claim.
BPP University, BPTC (Very Competent)
The University of Manchester, Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (First Class Honours)
The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, Sir Robert Micklethwait Major Scholarship (2018)
BPP University, Advocacy Scholarship (2018)
The University of Manchester, Year Prize in Family Law (2018)
Government Legal Department Junior Junior Scheme
The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
Newcastle Junior Lawyers Division Representative
Abigail has contributed to the Housing Law Weekly during pupillage.
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