Thomas Westwell

Thomas Westwell

Year of Call: 2018

Thomas is commencing pupillage after having been the judicial assistant to Lord Wilson and Lord Burrows at the Supreme Court in the 2019-20 legal year. He was formerly a solicitor at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, where he advised businesses on a range of employment, pensions, and employee-benefits matters. Before that he worked as an intern at the Louisiana Capital Assistance Center in New Orleans, an organisation which represents individuals facing the death penalty.

Thomas studied Classics at the University of Oxford, graduating with a Double First in 2010. He completed the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) in 2011 and the Legal Practice Course (LPC) in 2012, both at BPP Law School in London.  In 2019, having left Freshfields, Tom obtained a Distinction in the Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) at Oxford.

As a pupil, Thomas will gain experience in all of chambers’ core areas of expertise including commercial litigation, employment, personal injury, clinical negligence, insurance and reinsurance, professional negligence and tax.