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May Martin

Called 2019

May commenced her specialist civil law pupillage in October 2020 under the supervision of Stuart Jamieson and Andrew Sugarman. She is now in her second six and accepting instructions in all areas of personal injury and employment law work. 

May graduated from The University of Oxford in 2018 with first class honours. She represented the university at the Landmark Chambers Property Law Moot, reaching the final where she mooted at the Royal Courts of Justice. Following her degree, she received a Senior Advocacy Scholarship from The University of Law and achieved an Outstanding on her BPTC. May also competed in the CEDR Negotiation Competition, where she placed 5th nationally.

In the year prior to pupillage, May worked as a Judicial Assistant at the High Court where she gained experience on a range of family and Court of Protection cases, undertaking legal research and assisting with draft judgments. May also spent time in Greece, volunteering with an NGO to provide legal aid to refugees.

Outside of work, May will normally be found on a football pitch or at the theatre watching a musical.

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Senior Advocacy Scholar, The University of Law Leeds (2019)

Inner Temple Exhibition Award (2018)

Inner Temple Duke of Edinburgh Award (2018)

Hertford College Prize for FHS Performance (2018)

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University of Oxford - BA (Jurisprudence) - First Class Honours (2018)

University of Law Leeds – BPTC – Outstanding (2019)

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Employment Lawyers Association (ELA)

The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple

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