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Conor Kennedy

Call: 2016

At Old Square Chambers “barristers are approachable, reasonable and practical, with those same qualities being instilled in the clerks."

Chambers & Partners 2018

Old Square Chambers houses "true experts in employment law," who are "quite simply brilliant."

The Legal 500 2017

Overview

Conor joined Chambers following successful completion of his pupillage and is building a busy and successful practice across all core areas of Chambers’ work. Conor has a particular focus on Employment, Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Inquests and Inquiries and Professional Regulation. Details of Conor’s experience in these areas can be found in the relevant sections.

Conor read Jurisprudence with Spanish Law at Trinity College, Oxford where he was an active member of the debating society and was successful in a number of prestigious moots. Following his undergraduate degree, Conor interned for the United Nations World Food Programme in Rome. In addition, Conor volunteered for an immigration and asylum clinic, and the School Exclusions Project.

During his BPTC year Conor was awarded a number of prestigious scholarships by Gray’s Inn and was elected President of the Association of Gray’s Inn Students. Prior to commencing pupillage Conor worked for the Serious Fraud Office for a year on a complex bribery and corruption case as an assistant investigator.

Academics

BA Jurisprudence with Law Studies in Europe (Spain), Trinity College, University of Oxford
BPTC, City University (Outstanding)

Awards & Prizes

Residential Scholar, Gray’s Inn
Wilfred Getz Award, BPTC Scholarship, Gray’s Inn
Oxford University Internship Award
Winner of the HSF Disability Law Moot judged by a panel chaired by Lord Phillips (PSC)

Languages

Intermediate Spanish

Professional Memberships

  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Employment Law Bar Association
  • Industrial Law Society
  • Personal Injury Bar Association

Expertise

Employment & Discrimination

Personal Injury & Inquests

Clinical Negligence

Professional Regulatory & Discipline

Public Law and Inquiries


Recent and current work

Key contacts

Lee Jennings

Junior Team Leader
Lee Jennings Telephone Clerk0207 269 0303 Email Clerk

Paul Adams

Senior Team Leader
Paul Adams Telephone Clerk020 7269 0305 Email Clerk
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William Meade (Senior Clerk)

07970 649 755

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Graham Smith (Deputy Senior Clerk)

07795 023 532