Urd joined St John’s Buildings as a tenant in October 2020 following the completion of her pupillage under the supervision of Timothy Connolly. She is rapidly developing a comprehensive personal injury practice, ranging from RTA/credit hire work through to clinical negligence and occupational disease work.
Urd has a particular interest in occupational disease work and has experience in drafting particulars of claim, questions for medical experts and generally providing advice in these types of cases.
She holds an LLB in English law and French law (1st class honours), graduating from the University of Essex and Toulouse 1 University Capitole in 2016. Urd speaks Norwegian, English and French.
She completed the BPTC in Manchester in 2017, achieving the grade of Very Competent.
Prior to the Bar, Urd worked for magic circle law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and more recently Clyde & Co, within the casualty and healthcare department. Working within Clyde & Co’s Knowledge Management team, she conducted legal research on behalf of solicitors and wrote articles on recent developments in case law and legislation.
Urd is also the elected representative for barristers under seven years call on the Executive Committee of the Northern Circuit.