Ehsanul Oarith

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Degree: 
BPTC University of the West of England (Outstanding); LLB University of the West of England (First Class); LLM Newcastle University (Distinction)
Year of call and Inn: 
2019; Inner Temple
Appointments: 
Accredited Mediator (ADR-ODR International); Attorney General’s Junior Panel; Discrimination Lawyer’s Association
Practice Overview: 

Ehsan joined Chambers in October 2020, after the successful completion of his pupillage.

Prior to pupillage, Ehsanul worked in East Africa for an international charity providing pro bono legal assistance to prisoners. He helped set up a legal aid clinic inside a maximum-security prison in Uganda and led a strategic litigation team advocating for reform of the law of incarceration of the mentally ill prisoners. In that period, he worked in serious criminal cases and with defendants who were at risk of death penalty and life sentences.

He also acted as a consultant on comparative criminal law advising on Criminal Justice Reform Project in Rwanda. Before coming to the Bar, Ehsanul also worked as an associate lecturer at UWE Bristol teaching Public and Constitutional law.

Ehsanul is a member of Advocate, who assists in providing free legal assistance. He also mentors students from University of West of England and is a member of charity called Migrant Leaders, to inspire and develop young migrants across the UK.

Awards:

The Exhibition Award (Inner Temple)
Anderson-Yarborough Scholarship (Inner Temple)
Duke of Edinburgh Scholarship (Inner Temple)
Sir Mark Waller Scholarship (Newcastle University)
Newcastle Law School Prize for Best Performance in LLM
Lyons Davidson Prize for Best Performance in LLB (UWE Bristol)
The Lord Templeman Scholarship (UWE Bristol)
The Lady Sheila Templeman Memorial Award (UWE Bristol)

 

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