Emmanuel Coniah – Pupil Barrister

Email: clerk@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk

Phone: 0161 214 1500

Year of call: 2019

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Emmanuel is undertaking a criminal pupillage under the supervision of Ben Lawrence and David James.

Prior to commencing pupillage, Emmanuel worked as a criminal defence paralegal at GT Stewart Solicitors, where he prepared and managed Magistrates’ Court and Crown Court cases. Emmanuel also worked as a Crown Court paralegal for the Crown Prosecution Service and as a County Court advocate for LPC Law.

Alongside studying for the BPTC, Emmanuel volunteered with Immigration Tribunal Friends, where he assisted litigants in person with their asylum and immigration appeals. He also volunteered as an Advice Team caseworker at the Coventry Refugee & Migrant Centre.

EDUCATION

  • LLM, BPP University (Distinction)
  • BPTC, BPP University (Very Competent)
  • LLB, Coventry University (2:1)

SCHOLARSHIPS AND PRIZES

  • Exhibition Award, Inner Temple (2018)
  • Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Award, Inner Temple (2018)
  • Clothier Scholarship, Inner Temple (2018)
  • Advocacy Award, BPP University (2018)
  • Winner of the Inner Temple Pepperdine Moot (2019)

MEMBERSHIPS

  • The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple