Ryan Ross commenced pupillage in October 2019, where he is gaining broad exposure to all of Chambers’ areas of practice.
In the year before pupillage, Ryan worked for the Infected Blood Inquiry, where he pioneered the Inquiry’s earliest disclosure exercises, developing a methodology that was then used across the Inquiry, and leading on investigations into a prominent pharmaceutical company.
Ryan was the recipient of scholarships from Gray’s Inn during his GDL and BPTC studies, including the Bedingfield Scholarship (2018), then the Inn’s most prestigious award for the BPTC. He was a Finalist in both the University of Law GDL Moot (2017) and the Human Rights Lawyers Association Judicial Review Competition (2018). Ryan also maintains an interest in environmental law and public law, having won the Andrew Lees Essay Prize (2019) from UKELA and the Lee Essay Prize (2019) from Gray’s Inn, for respective essays on climate change litigation and parliamentary sovereignty.
Ryan comes to the Bar following an earlier career in academia where he taught undergraduate History. He was awarded his PhD in 2017 and was the recipient of various awards and scholarships as an undergraduate and postgraduate. He remains an Honorary Research Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London.
Ryan is available for instruction from April 2020 onwards.