Andrew Brown, Frederick Simpson and Matthew Turner join as tenants
We would like to congratulate Andrew Brown, Frederick Simpson and Matthew Turner on successfully completing their pupillage and accepting our offer of tenancy at Crown Office Chambers. Their tenancy commences from Tuesday 1 October 2019.
Andrew graduated from the University of Bristol in 2014 with a First Class LLB and went on to attain a First Class LLM in International Law at Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge. He was awarded a major scholarship with accommodation from Lincoln’s Inn, graded Outstanding on the BPTC and won a national mooting competition. Before commencing pupillage with Crown Office Chambers, Andrew was teaching contract law at University College London.
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After reading philosophy at Cambridge, Frederick spent seven years as an infantry officer in the British Army. On leaving he completed the BPTC in London, during which time he was secretary of the Debating Club at Lincoln’s Inn and volunteered at the RCJ Citizens’ Advice Bureau.
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Before coming to the Bar, Matthew worked as a commercial solicitor. He completed his training contract at a Magic Circle law firm, which included secondments to Liberty, the human rights organisation, and the London Stock Exchange. He then moved to a US firm where he specialised in commercial litigation and arbitration, with a particular focus on shipping disputes.
Matthew has a diverse range of legal experience, including public interest and human rights work. He spent a year defending death row inmates in Texas and has volunteered for various criminal justice charities including Amicus, Fair Trials International, and Working Chance. He studied law at the University of Nottingham, where he graduated top of his year in law. This included a year at the University of Texas at Austin.
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