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Crown Office Chambers welcomes three new tenants

Crown Office Chambers is delighted to welcome Annie Mackley, Benedict Morillo and Alethea Redfern as new tenants following the successful completion of their pupillage.

Annie Mackley

Annie accepts instructions across all Chambers’ core areas, with a particular interest in clinical negligence, personal injury, criminal regulatory, inquests and inquiries, professional negligence and product liability. She joined Chambers in October 2022, following the successful completion of pupillage.

Prior to pupillage, Annie read Law at the University of Cambridge, graduating with a Double First Class degree in 2019. She subsequently completed an LLM at the University of Cambridge and achieved a First Class with Distinction, coming top of her cohort with a particular focus on Advanced Private Law and Law and Medicine. Alongside pupillage, Annie continued to work as a Research Affiliate in the Department for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences at the University of Cambridge and is in the process of publishing a number of academic articles in collaboration with her research team.

To view Annie’s profile, please see here.

Benedict Morillo

Benedict accepts instructions across Chambers’ core areas of practice. He particularly welcomes instructions in insurance, professional liability, construction, property damage, and commercial matters.

Benedict took a Double First-Class undergraduate degree in Law at Oxford (coming 9th in his year). He continued at Oxford to study for the Bachelor of Civil Law, in which he obtained a Distinction and achieved a First-Class mark in every paper. He also obtained a Distinction on the Bar Course. Before coming to the Bar, Benedict was a lecturer in Law at Oriel College, Oxford. He gave weekly tutorials in Trusts and led seminars in Contract and Tort.

To view Benedict’s profile, please see here.

Alethea Redfern

Alethea accepts instructions across the span of Chambers’ core areas, with an emphasis on insurance and reinsurance, construction, professional negligence, property damage, product liability, commercial disputes, inquests and inquiries, clinical negligence, and personal injury.

Before studying law, Alethea read English Language & Literature at New College, Oxford, where she graduated with a First Class degree and an award for her performance in final examinations from New. She then completed her legal studies at City University and BPP University with postgraduate scholarships from both institutions, as well as the Lord Haldane and Lord Denning Scholarships from Lincoln’s Inn.

Before commencing pupillage, Alethea undertook an internship at the UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, and later worked as a researcher and reviewer for the team representing the largest group of survivors and victims’ families involved in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.

To view Alethea’s profile, please see here.

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