Amabel Kerr (First Six Pupil)

First Six Pupil

Year of Call: 2022


Amabel began her pupillage in October 2023 and is currently supervised by John Oliver. John Oliver is a barrister specialising in criminal and extradition law. Amabel is observing and assisting in various matters across Chambers’ practice areas.

Prior to commencing pupillage, Amabel volunteered with Amicus ALJ, assisting the London office with casework concerning mitigation for death row inmates in the United States. Prior to this, she interned in the office of the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner where she produced a report detailing the UK’s legal obligations towards victims of slavery and trafficking and recommendations as to how best to comply with these obligations.

Amabel has also volunteered with ALJP, researching and identifying war crimes alleged to have been committed during the ongoing conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, as well as providing assistance in a London-based legal advice clinic while volunteering for her university’s pro bono unit.

Additional information


  • The University of Edinburgh: Classics (MA).
  • BPP University: Graduate Diploma in Law: Distinction.
  • City Law School: Bar Vocational Studies: Distinction.