YEAR OF CALL: 2016
Remi started pupillage at 5 Essex Court in September 2016. Under the supervision of Jonathan Dixey and Alan Payne, Remi is gaining experience in all of Chambers’ main practice areas, with a particular emphasis on Police Law, Public Law, Inquests and Immigration.
Before commencing pupillage Remi worked for seven years as a researcher to Professor Philippe Sands QC. This included advising States on matters involving the use of force, genocide, NATO membership, self-determination, boundary delimitation and maritime entitlements before a range of international courts and tribunals, including the International Court of Justice. Remi has also volunteered at Toynbee Hall, the Free Representation Unit and as a duty advisor at Willesden County Court representing defendants in possession proceedings.
LL.B (Hons), University of Durham, Hild Bede College
LL.M (First), University of Cambridge, Sidney Sussex College
BPTC (Outstanding), BPP London
Scholarships / Awards
James Hunt Prize for Advocacy – Gray’s Inn
Wilfred Watson Scholarship – Gray’s Inn, BPTC Award
Mould Scholarship – Gray’s Inn, Senior Scholarship
Leonard Coling Scholarship – Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
Socrates Scholar – University of Durham