Richard Sampson (Meynell 1997-2002)
Richard read Law at the University of Exeter and initially worked as a Legal Secretary with Paul Harfitt & Co in Wem. He then gained a place at the Inns of Court School of Law in London to follow his ambition of studying for the Bar. Graduating and being called to the Bar at Lincoln’s Inn in 2007 he went on to work as Clerk to The Rt Hon Lord Justice Leveson (at that time Senior Presiding Judge for England and Wales), visiting courts and compiling the Judge’s report for the Lord Chancellor as well as the leading members of the Judiciary. He was encouraged by the Judge to apply for a post as a Legal Adviser within Her Majesty’s Courts Service and was accepted for a traineeship at Croydon Magistrates’ Court.
Richard secured his current post as a pupil barrister at Blackfriars Chambers in London in 2010. He is Chairman of the London OE Club.
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