Samuel is developing his practice in property damage and general insurance claims. He has appeared at trial, prepared pleadings and provided written advice on claims involving subsidence, infestation and insurance contract clauses, including cross-examination of experts.

Samuel also has experience in appearing at and advising on possession proceedings, including those involving disrepair.

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Appointments & Memberships

Honourable Society of the Middle Temple

Personal Injuries Bar Association (PIBA)

Education & Qualifications

  • 2018 – 2019: BPTC, City Law School
  • 2017 – 2018: MA Medical Ethics and Law, King’s College London (Distinction)
  • 2014 – 2017: BA Jurisprudence, University of Oxford


Scholarships, prizes and awards

  • 2018: Astbury Scholar, Middle Temple
  • 2017: 42 Bedford Row Oxford Disability Law Essay Prize – Third Place
  • 2016: Wadham Moot, University of Oxford – Runner-up
  • 2016: Cuppers Mooting Competition, University of Oxford – Semi-finalist

During his studies Samuel was also a member of the 2014 Debating Matters National Champions team and went on both to compete in, and write for, a variety of mooting competitions including the Herbert Smith Freehills Oxford Disability Mooting Championship.


Personal Interests

Samuel enjoys music ranging from opera to musicals, reading and gaming in fantasy worlds and occasionally subjecting himself to the whims of the baking deities.