Abigail holds a First Class (Honours) degree in Law and was graded Outstanding on the BPTC (1st in year). She joined Ropewalk Chambers as a tenant in 2020.
Abigail has a busy court practice encompassing trials, applications, CMCs and CCMCs. She enjoys a thriving paperwork practice and is regularly instructed in multi-track cases to draft advices, pleadings, schedules and counter-schedules of loss. She is regularly instructed in PI/clinical negligence, inquest and employment matters.
Abigail is a Harmsworth Scholar (Middle Temple) and received the Dean’s Scholarship for Academic Excellence, the Richard Bagley Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Pro Bono Activity and the Taylor Prize from Nottingham Law School. In 2022, she was shortlisted for Advocate’s Young Pro Bono Barrister of the year.
As an undergraduate, Abigail won four major mooting competitions, each judged by Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and/or High Court judges. Her presentation was described by Lord Hodge as “particularly impressive”.
Abigail is a member of the Government Legal Department’s Junior Junior scheme. She is a member of Chambers’ Editorial Committee and an Editor for the Ropewalk Personal Injury Blog.
In her spare time, Abigail enjoys running, cycling, hiking and kayaking. She is a keen horsewoman.
Prior to joining the Bar, Abigail was a senior manager in a motorcycle dealership where she gained varied experience in commercial, employment and business matters.