Conor Kennedy

Year of call 2016

CClerk

Lee Jennings
0207 269 0303 Email Lee

Conor joined Chambers following successful completion of his pupillage and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work. Conor has a particular focus on employment, personal injury, clinical negligence, professional regulation and education work.

Details of Conor’s work in these areas can be found in the sections below.

Conor read Jurisprudence with Spanish Law, at Trinity College, Oxford where he was an active member of the debating society, and was successful in a number of prestigious moots. Following his undergraduate degree, Conor interned for the United Nations World Food Programme in Rome. In addition, Conor has volunteered for an immigration and asylum clinic, and the School Exclusions Project.

During his BPTC year Conor was awarded a number of prestigious scholarships by Gray’s Inn and was elected President of the Association of Gray’s Inn Students. Prior to commencing pupillage Conor worked for the Serious Fraud Office for a year on a complex bribery and corruption case as an Assistant Investigator.

 

Academics

BA Jurisprudence with Law Studies in Europe (Spain), Trinity College, University of Oxford

BPTC, City University (Outstanding)

 

Awards & Prizes

Residential Scholar, Gray’s Inn

Wilfred Getz Award, BPTC Scholarship, Gray’s Inn

Oxford University Internship Award

Winner of the HSF Disability Law Moot judged by a panel chaired by Lord Phillips.

 

Languages

Proficient Spanish


Conor regularly appears in preliminary and final hearings in all areas of employment and discrimination law for both claimants and respondents. He has a particular interest in discrimination, and in issues concerning employee status, holiday pay and industrial relations. Recently Conor successfully appeared for the Respondent in both a 7 day discrimination and whistleblowing trial, and a 5 day discrimination trial.

Conor accepts instructions across the entire range of drafting and advisory work for both claimants and respondents, and accepts instructions to carry out investigations on behalf of employers.


Conor regularly appears in high value fast track trials involving accidents at work, occupiers’ liability, motor collisions and defective product cases. Recently Conor has successfully represented the Claimant in a Multi-track trial. Conor also appears in CCMCs and CMCs for both claimants and respondents. Conor has been instructed to appear for interested parties at inquests.

Conor is frequently instructed to draft pleadings, and advise on all matters relating to liability and quantum.


Conor has experience appearing at interlocutory and case management hearings in clinical negligence matters. He is keen to develop this area of practice further and accepts instructions across the breadth of clinical negligence work.


Conor is keen to expand his practice in this area having developed an interest for it during pupillage.


Prior to pupillage Conor volunteered for the School Exclusions Project where he represented clients pro bono. Conor is keen to build on his knowledge of this area and accepts instructions across the full range of education law work.

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Conor joined Chambers following successful completion of his pupillage and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work. Conor has a particular focus on employment, personal injury, clinical negligence, professional regulation and education work.

Details of Conor’s work in these areas can be found in the sections below.

Conor read Jurisprudence with Spanish Law, at Trinity College, Oxford where he was an active member of the debating society, and was successful in a number of prestigious moots. Following his undergraduate degree, Conor interned for the United Nations World Food Programme in Rome. In addition, Conor has volunteered for an immigration and asylum clinic, and the School Exclusions Project.

During his BPTC year Conor was awarded a number of prestigious scholarships by Gray’s Inn and was elected President of the Association of Gray’s Inn Students. Prior to commencing pupillage Conor worked for the Serious Fraud Office for a year on a complex bribery and corruption case as an Assistant Investigator.

 

Academics

BA Jurisprudence with Law Studies in Europe (Spain), Trinity College, University of Oxford

BPTC, City University (Outstanding)

 

Awards & Prizes

Residential Scholar, Gray’s Inn

Wilfred Getz Award, BPTC Scholarship, Gray’s Inn

Oxford University Internship Award

Winner of the HSF Disability Law Moot judged by a panel chaired by Lord Phillips.

 

Languages

Proficient Spanish


Conor regularly appears in preliminary and final hearings in all areas of employment and discrimination law for both claimants and respondents. He has a particular interest in discrimination, and in issues concerning employee status, holiday pay and industrial relations. Recently Conor successfully appeared for the Respondent in both a 7 day discrimination and whistleblowing trial, and a 5 day discrimination trial.

Conor accepts instructions across the entire range of drafting and advisory work for both claimants and respondents, and accepts instructions to carry out investigations on behalf of employers.


Conor regularly appears in high value fast track trials involving accidents at work, occupiers’ liability, motor collisions and defective product cases. Recently Conor has successfully represented the Claimant in a Multi-track trial. Conor also appears in CCMCs and CMCs for both claimants and respondents. Conor has been instructed to appear for interested parties at inquests.

Conor is frequently instructed to draft pleadings, and advise on all matters relating to liability and quantum.


Conor has experience appearing at interlocutory and case management hearings in clinical negligence matters. He is keen to develop this area of practice further and accepts instructions across the breadth of clinical negligence work.


Conor is keen to expand his practice in this area having developed an interest for it during pupillage.


Prior to pupillage Conor volunteered for the School Exclusions Project where he represented clients pro bono. Conor is keen to build on his knowledge of this area and accepts instructions across the full range of education law work.

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