Robert Oldham

Robert started pupillage in October 2023 under the supervision of Patrick Vincent KC. Robert is looking to gain experience across all of Chambers’ core practice areas, and has a particular interest in personal injury, employment, and insurance work. Robert will be accepting instructions from April 2024.

Before pupillage, Robert worked for the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office. As a diplomat, he undertook postings in Central Europe and East Africa. His work also covered sanctions and human rights issues.

Robert obtained a distinction on both the Bar Vocational Course and the Graduate Diploma in Law. He was also awarded a BVS Scholarship for the Bar Course. He holds a double first-class degree in English from Pembroke College, Cambridge.

Qualifications & Awards

  • BVS (Distinction), City University
  • GDL (Distinction), BPP
  • BA (First-class Honours), English, University of Cambridge (third in year)

  • BVS Scholarship, City University (2022)
  • Kirby Prize for best undergraduate performance, Pembroke College, Cambridge (2016)
  • Collins Prize for English, Pembroke College, Cambridge (2016)
  • Foundation Scholarship, Pembroke College, Cambridge (2015)
  • Pembroke Scholarship, Pembroke College, Cambridge (2014)
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