Pupil

Vida Simpeh

Pupil

Prior to joining chambers as a 3rd Six pupil, Vida completed her pupillage at Sinclairs Law in London, as an employed barrister. She has represented clients in the magistrates court, Youth court and Crown court from first appearance (including Section 51 committal hearings) through to summary trials. She also previously practised Education law and has represented parents at the special educational needs tribunals and Independent Review Panels for exclusions.

Vida is the Founder and Chair of Trustees for a charity, Inspiring Youth Achievement, which aims to encourage, support and inspire young people to achieve their ambitions. In her spare time, she works closely with Bruce Grove Youth Centre, in Tottenham, developing projects for young people who attend the centre. Her charity was awarded a Partnership Award in 2015 by Haringey Council in recognition of their work thus far. 

 

Education
2013 University of Law, Bar Professional Training Course - Very Competent
2011 University of Birmingham, LLB, First Class Honours

Awards & Achievements

2016 Shelford Scholarship, Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
2015 Inspiring Youth Achievement, Haringey Partnership Award
2012 Hardwicke Entrance Award, Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
2011 Sir Henry Barber Scholarship, University of Birminingham