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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 Kennedy joined Chambers following successful completion of his pupillage and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work. Conor has a particular focus on employment, personal injury, clinical negligence, professional regulation and education work.

Details of Conor’s work in these areas can be found in the sections below.

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 has 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

Languages

Proficient Spanish

Expertise

Employment & Discrimination

Personal Injury & Inquests

Clinical Negligence

Professional Regulatory & Discipline

Education & Safeguarding


Recent and current work

Key contacts

Lee Jennings

Junior Team Leader
Lee Jennings 0207 269 0303 jennings@oldsquare.co.uk

Paul Adams

Senior Team Leader
Paul Adams 020 7269 0305 adams@oldsquare.co.uk
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