Reiss Palmer (Pupil)

Reiss Palmer (Pupil)

  • Called in 2019

Reiss started pupillage in October 2023 and is currently under the supervision of Joshua Hedgman. He will obtain experience in Chambers’ core areas including personal injury and clinical negligence.

Following the completion of the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), Reiss worked for LPC Law as a County Court advocate. In this capacity, he handled a diverse range of civil cases, including mortgage, and landlord and tenant possession disputes, bankruptcy proceedings, and small claims credit hire, road traffic accident (RTA) cases, and contractual disputes.

In 2021, Reiss moved to 7BR, where he worked as a paralegal. Reiss contributed to an article on the topic of ‘Parental Alienation,’ which was published in LexisNexis Family Law. In addition, Reiss volunteered for Advocate taking part in the 25 for 25 challenge, providing over 25 hours of pro bono work on a family matter. In his role as the Data Protection Manager, Reiss developed a practical understanding of the GDPR implementation, handling breaches and subject access requests for Chambers.

Prior to starting pupillage, Reiss worked for Harcus Parker a commercial law firm.  He was actively involved in group litigation cases such as the supermarket equal pay claims and the student group claim against universities, revolving around compensation disputes linked to university fees during the COVID-19 pandemic and lecturer strikes.

Whilst studying for the BPTC, Reiss volunteered at the Free Representation Unit, where he offered assistance to individuals navigating the appeals process for benefit decisions.

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Education & Qualifications

2019: Bar Practice Training Course (BPTC), City Law School

2018: Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), BPP Law School

2017: Chinese, Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China

2016: BA Chinese and Law, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

Personal Interests

Reiss enjoys baking and cooking and has been developing a cooking blog to share his cooking adventures. Reiss also has developed a love for travel and intends to return to South America to visit all of the countries on the continent.