Joe O'Leary (Second Six Pupil)

Second Six Pupil

Year of Call: 2019

Joe is a second six pupil and accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ areas of practice.

Overview

Joe is a second six pupil and accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ areas of practice. 
 
Throughout his first six months in pupillage, under the supervision of Ini Udom and James Fletcher, Joe has observed all areas of chambers’ practice, including POCA proceedings, family proceedings, serious financial crime and extradition hearings. 
 
In addition, Joe has spent considerable time in the magistrates' courts observing general crime and matters involving modern slavery.  
 
Joe is also youth court qualified. 
 

Additional Information

Before pupillage Joe successfully acted pro-bono for excluded children in the exclusion appeals process at all levels. Joe would appeal a school’s decision to exclude a child acting as their advocate. He would represent the child and parents at hearings before school governors and appeals to the local authority. These were contested hearings where the schools may be represented. 

Education

  • University of Law: Bar Professional Training Course (Very Competent).
  • University of Liverpool: LLB in Law (First Class Honours).

Awards

  • Exhibition Award, Inner Temple.

Professional Memberships

  • Criminal Bar Association.
  • Inner Temple.
  • Young Fraud Lawyers Association.