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Karim Pal


Call: 2023

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

Chambers and 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."

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Karim commenced pupillage at Chambers in October 2023. Karim is interested in all areas of employment, industrial relations, and personal injury law.

On completing the Bar Course in 2022 Karim joined the Cleaners and Allied Independent Workers Union’s legal department. He regularly appeared in Employment Tribunal proceedings, including in multi-day discrimination claims.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Karim worked as an economist, then in Ministerial Briefing, in the Department for Work and Pensions.

Awards and prizes:

Jean Southworth Scholarship, Gray’s Inn

Academic Exhibition, St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford


PGDip Bar Practice, Inns of Course College of Advocacy (Merit)

PGDL, BPP University (Distinction)

BA, Economics & Management, University of Oxford (2.1)


Recent and current work

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William Meade (Senior Clerk)

07970 649 755