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Four Members of Old Square Chambers to be Appointed Queen’s Counsel


Old Square Chambers is delighted to announce that Ijeoma Omambala, Deshpal Panesar, Rebecca Tuck and Katharine Newton have all been appointed Queen’s Counsel in the 2019 competition.

The new appointments bring the number of silks at Old Square Chambers to 17.

They will officially be sworn in at a ceremony before the Lord Chancellor on Monday 16th March 2020.

Head of Chambers, Oliver Segal QC, commented: “For Old Square to have four of its employment specialist juniors awarded silk this year is a wonderful confirmation of Chambers’ position as a leading employment law set.”

Senior Clerk, William Meade, stated: “We are delighted with the four new appointments, which demonstrates the calibre of each of these employment specialists and the quality of counsel at Old Square. We are very grateful to all those who participated in the QC selection process, as well as the many solicitors who have supported them in the course of their careers to date.”

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