Samuel completed his law degree at the University of Leicester earning a 1st class LLB (Honours). He achieved a grade of Outstanding on the BPTC at Nottingham Law School and was awarded a Taylor Prize for achieving the second best results overall in the year.
Samuel joined Ropewalk as a tenant in 2021. His practice since then has included small claims and Fast Track trials, applications, CMCs, stage 3 hearings, and infant settlement hearings. He has a busy paperwork practice both drafting and advising across a range of areas including personal injury, housing disrepair claims, commercial disputes, property disputes, and motor.
As an undergraduate Samuel was awarded the 36 Bedford Row prize at the University of Leicester for the best overall second year results for an aspiring barrister.
Samuel has participated in and won a number of moots including winning the University of Leicester’s Senior Mooting Competition, which was judged by a panel chaired by Sir Terence Etherton MR. He also won KCH Garden Square’s Civil Advocacy Competition 2018-2019 at UoL and was on the winning team for BPP’s Advocate of the Year Midlands Regional Heat 2018-2019.
Nottingham Law School awarded Samuel an Academic Excellence Scholarship and he is a William Shaw Scholar at Gray’s Inn.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Samuel had a successful career in insurance, spanning 9 years where he handled home insurance claims for an insurer and a loss adjuster.
Away from the Bar, Samuel is kept busy by his young family, but when time permits he is an enthusiastic, if untalented, bass guitar player and loves to immerse himself in all aspects of the Warhammer 40,000 hobby.