Dominic started a common law pupillage at Goldsmith Chambers in October 2017.
Prior to starting pupillage, Dominic was a judicial assistant in the Court of Appeal to Sir Brian Leveson (President of the Queen’s Bench Division), paralegal at a leading set of barristers’ chambers and legal researcher at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.
Dominic has acted pro bono for claimants alleging unfair and wrongful dismissal as an employment advocate with the Free Representation Unit, litigants in person as a paralegal with the Personal Support Unit in the Royal Courts of Justice and applicants whilst volunteering with the Hackney Community Law Centre.
Dominic was awarded a Master of Laws (LL.M) by King’s College London, which focused on regulation of novel technologies, international use and conduct of force and philosophy of international law. Dominic was elected an ‘Associate of King’s College’ by the Academic Board, on behalf of the College Council, having studied ethics, moral philosophy and anthropology of religion alongside his undergraduate degree. Dominic read Law (LL.B Hons.) with European Legal Studies, also at King’s College London, which included a year abroad on an Erasmus exchange at Uppsala University, Sweden.
In his spare time, Dominic enjoys drumming in the band for Middle Temple’s ‘Revels’, touring National Trust and English Heritage castles on his motorcycle and extreme sports. This year, Dominic will paddle 125 miles in the Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Race and run the Welsh 1000 Metre Peaks Race (starting and finishing on Snowdon and taking in the five peaks of Snowdonia). Dominic is confirmed on the 2019 Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race (billed as the world’s toughest five-day mountain running race).
Dominic is a fully accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator, regulated by the Civil Mediation Council and registered with ADR Group.
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