Ameer Ismail (Pupil)

Year of Call: 2021

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PRACTICE AREAS

Employment

OVERVIEW

Ameer commenced pupillage in October 2021.

Before undertaking pupillage, Ameer worked as a research assistant to Professor Mindy Chen-Wishart at the University of Oxford, helping her update certain chapters in the 33rd and 34th editions of Chitty on Contracts.

He has also obtained experience in the legal pro-bono sector whilst studying on the Barrister Training Course (BTC). In particular, Ameer volunteered as a Student Adviser at BPP’s Legal Advice Clinic, drafting letters of legal advice to clients and he also volunteered in writing case summaries for the Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE).

QUALIFICATIONS AND AWARDS

BA Jurisprudence (Merton College, Oxford) (First Class)

BCL (Merton College, Oxford)

BTC, BPP University London

The Headridge BPTC Scholarship (Gray’s Inn) (2020)

BPP Scholarships for Advocacy, Excellence and Career Commitment (2020)

The Barton Scholarship for the BCL (2019)

Postmaster’s Scholarship for academic achievement (Merton College, Oxford) (2018)

Runners-up Team in the ELSA European Human Rights Moot Court Competition (2020)

Semi-Finalist in the Times 2TG Moot (2019)

Winner of the University of Oxford Maitland Chambers Intercollegiate Mooting Competition (2018)

APPOINTMENTS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Young Legal Aid Lawyers, Member

Gray’s Inn, Member