We are delighted to welcome James Colwell and Cainan Lonsdale to Chambers following the successful completion of their pupillage. Cainan joins our criminal team, accepting instructions to both prosecute and defend. James joins our family team, representing all parties in both private and public law work.
On Monday 3rd April both of our pupils will be on their feet and available to take work. Cainan Lonsdale will be accepting instructions in criminal matters and James Colwell in family. We wish them both the best of luck as they start this part of their training.
Chambers is delighted to confirm that Peter Sabiston has joined Chambers. Peter is well known on circuit and will join our criminal team, continuing to practice throughout the North East
Chambers are delighted to congratulate our mediation clerk, Shanaz O’Brien on being awarded Business Apprentice of the Year 2021 this week. She has been undertaking her apprenticeship with the Northern Skills Group through Middlesbrough College and has earned a distinction.
We are especially proud of her for keeping going even through the Covid restrictions and online learning and so pleased that her hard work has been recognised.
Over the course of the last few weeks Chambers has been delighted to welcome two new pupils. Christopher Bevan is undertaking a criminal pupillage, supervised by Richard Bennett and Farah Shames is undertaking a family pupillage supervised by Gill Kane and Kate Dodds.
They are likely to be shadowing other members of Chambers during their first six months as we ensure they get the best training they can in both remote and ‘in person’ hearings.