Cressida O’Connor – Pupil Barrister

Email: clerk@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk

Phone: 0161 214 1500

Year of call: 2019

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Cressida is undertaking a civil pupillage under the supervision of William Poole, with a particular focus on personal injury and clinical negligence. Before commencing pupillage, Cressida spent two years working as a freelance County Court Advocate for LPC Law, which included conducting small claims trials, interlocutory applications and infant settlement approval hearings.

Cressida achieved the overall grade of Very Competent on the BPTC, and was highly ranked in mooting competitions involving arguing the same case from both sides.

Education

  • BPTC, Very Competent, University of Law Leeds (2019)
  • LLM, Distinction, University of Law Leeds (2019)
  • LLB (Hons), 2:1, University of Durham (2018)

Scholarships

  • Lincoln’s Inn: Droop BPTC Scholarship (2018)