Pupil barrister

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Queenet Awesu

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Queenet is a pupil barrister specialising in family law. She is gaining experience in all areas of Chambers' family work including financial dispute resolution, public and private children law and international family law. 

Queenet previously worked as a family paralegal in a specialist family law firm where she managed her own caseload and gained experience representing clients in court hearings relating to domestic abuse and private children law. During her masters degree, Queenet worked with the family law team at the University of Law’s Legal Advice Clinic where she provided pro bono advice and representation in private children’s law proceedings.  She also volunteered with a legal charity assisting litigants in persons going through the family court by themselves. 

Prior to commencing pupillage, Queenet worked as a pro bono administrator at the University of Law. This included setting up legal clinics and ensuring clients received free advice from a legal practitioner with the relevant expertise.

Queenet is experienced at working with vulnerable clients and those who are under a huge amount of pressure, and at providing calm and measured advice. She understands the importance of tailoring her advice to clients to their needs and to ensuring that they understand the law and procedure so that they can make informed decisions.


  • 2020-2022: The University of Law, London BPC LLM
  • 2017-2020: University of Kent LLB Laws


  • FLBA


  • 2020: The Honourable Society of Middle Temple, The Diana, Princess of Wales Scholarship and Blackstone Entrance Exhibition
  • 2020: The Fairweathers Kent Law Clinic Prize for outstanding contribution to the Kent Law Clinic
  • 2018: Kent Law School Criminal Justice Project Prize for outstanding contribution to the Criminal Justice Project
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