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Serena Crawshay-Williams

Call: 2019

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

Chambers & Partners


Serena accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ core practice areas.

Before coming to the Bar, Serena taught law at the University of Bristol and worked as a Research Assistant for Professor of Labour Law, Alan Bogg. She is a trained mediator and is accredited by ADR ODR International. Serena is a member of Advocate and the Free Representation Unit.


  • BPTC, Very Competent (University of West England, 2019)
  • LLM in Public Law, Distinction, top mark of the year (University of Bristol, 2017)
  • LLB, First Class (University of Bristol, 2016)

Awards & Prizes

  • Finalist, Richard Murtagh Memorial Moot (Middle Temple, 2019)
  • Queen Mother Scholarship (Middle Temple, 2018)
  • Prize for Law, Gender and Sexuality (University of Bristol, 2017)
  • Prize for Migration and Work (University of Bristol, 2017)
  • Prize for Information Technology Law (University of Bristol, 2017)
  • Winner, Herbert Smith Freehills Postgraduate Moot (University of Bristol, 2017)
  • Winner, Lawyers Without Borders Debating Competition (University of Bristol, 2017)
  • K&L Gates Prize for Employment Law (University of Bristol, 2016)

Professional Recommendations

“Serena was just superb. Explained everything to us all and really helped to appease any nerves.”

“I wanted to thank you for all your hard work and support to [the clients]. I spoke with them last night and they reiterated how happy they were with your work”

“Always enjoyable to work together”

“Thank you for your diligence and hard work on this case – I really appreciated it as it was not straight forward. I thought your advice was brilliantly prepared and delivered in a clear and coherent manner. We will be working together again!”

“Extremely clear and cogent submissions.  And a very satisfying read for me.”

“Thank you for all your hard work on this… this represents an excellent outcome exceeding my expectations!”


Employment & Discrimination

Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

Public Law

Recent and current work

Key contacts

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Out of hours

William Meade (Senior Clerk)

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