Tom Doyle (2021)

Pupil barrister

Year of call 2021

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Biography

Tom began pupillage in October 2021, and will be on his feet in April 2022.

In the year prior to pupillage, Tom worked as a receptionist/administrator in a GP surgery in his native Leeds, playing an active role in the Covid 19 vaccination rollout. He has great insight into working with vulnerable clients in difficult and emotional situations. He has also worked as a legal assistant in a large regional law firm specialising in personal injury litigation. He has a firm understanding of the day-to-day realities of legal practice, and the importance of fostering strong professional relationships. Tom also has a background in the performing arts having acted in and directed plays and musicals at amateur and professional level. He is a confident public speaker who appreciates the need to draw in and command an audience.

Education

  • LLB (Hons), University of Liverpool (First Class)
  • LLM (including the Bar Professional Training Course), BPP University Leeds (Distinction)

Prizes

  • Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Pupillage Residential Accommodation Award, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Advocacy Award, BPP University
  • Excellence Award, BPP University
  • 'Inspiring Others’ Award, BPP University
  • Highest mark in year in Equity & Trusts and International Law, University of Liverpool