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Daisy van den Berg

Pupil

Call: 2017

Overview

In the year before pupillage, Daisy 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.

Prior to this, 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 concerning employment status in the gig economy, working time, equal pay, holiday pay and discrimination.

Academics

  • LLM in Public International Law (Leiden University, 2018)
  • BPTC, Very Competent (BPP University London, 2017)
  • GDL, Distinction, 2nd in 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)
  • 2nd place 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.

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