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Daisy van den Berg

Pupil

Call: 2017

“They have good coverage at all levels, meaning you can always find the right barrister for the case in question.”

Chambers & Partners

"Old Square are my preferred set of chambers and have been throughout my career. They will always try to accommodate needs and the set are very down to earth and approachable. We have developed very good working relationships with the team over the years."

The Legal 500 2021

Overview

Daisy is currently undertaking her second six and accepts instructions in all of chambers’ practice areas.

Before coming to the Bar, Daisy was the Judicial Assistant to the Vice-President of the Court of Appeal, Lord Justice Underhill. During this time, she worked on prominent employment cases including Asda Stores Ltd v Brierley [2019] EWCA Civ 44 and Uber BV v Aslam [2018] EWCA Civ 2748.

Daisy has also worked as a Research Assistant in the Commercial and Common Law Team at the Law Commission. She assisted on the Intermediated Securities project, focusing on the rights of investors under contract law and trust law. She also assisted with drafting a forthcoming new practitioners’ text on commercial law, due to be published by Thomson Reuters in 2021.

Academics

  • LLM in Public International Law (Leiden University, 2018)
  • BPTC, Very Competent (BPP University London, 2017)
  • GDL, Distinction, 2ndin year (Oxford Brookes University, 2016)
  • BA Hons in English Literature and Politics, 2.i (The University of York, 2013)

Awards & Prizes

  • Winner of a Kalshoven Advocacy Prize and finalist in the Kalshoven International Humanitarian Law Moot (Leiden University, 2018)
  • Runner-up in the national round of Telders International Law Moot Court Competition (Inner Temple, 2017)
  • 2ndplace in the Inner Temple Lawson Moot (2017)
  • BPTC Exhibition Award and Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Award (Inner Temple, 2016)
  • Academic BPTC Scholarship (BPP University, 2016)
  • The School of Law Diploma Prize (Oxford Brookes University, 2016)

Voluntary work

While on the BPTC, Daisy was a Mentor for the Gray’s Inn programme Vocalise, teaching prisoners to debate.

During the GDL, Daisy volunteered as a qualified Adviser at the Citizens Advice Bureau in Oxford.

Expertise

Employment & Discrimination

Personal Injury & Civil

Administrative & Public Law


Recent and current work

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Out of hours

William Meade (Senior Clerk)

07970 649 755

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Graham Smith (Deputy Senior Clerk)

07795 023 532