Shadowing Opportunity Competition

QC Joe Stone from Doughty Street Chambers has kindly offered for one student to shadow him during a forthcoming murder trial, R v Sian. The case is scheduled for Leicester Crown Court on 15/08/06.

We have organised a mini competition for one lucky student.

How to enter:
1) Write one paragraph on why you want to be a barrister and how you would benefit from shadowing a QC in a murder trial.
2) And an up-to date CV
3) And send your entry to Marium Arshad (Barristers’ Representative of the Law Society Committee) by emailing

1) Student must have studied criminal law (so only open to students who have just completed their second year or are graduating this year).
2) And students must have an overall mark of 60% or above.

The entries will be anonymised and will be judged by Dr Anna Carline (Senior Law Lecturer at the University of Leicester), Minah Shah (Secretary of the Law Society Committee), Kamran Toor and Sophie Hubbert (Solicitors’ Representatives of the Law Society Committee).

More information regarding further dates, details and shadowing schedule will be passed on to the winner.

Entry deadline is the 10th July 2016.
Good luck everyone! We look forward to all the entries!


For more information, please contact our Barristers’ Representative, Marium Arshad (