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October 2, 2006

New faces at 5RB

Category: News

A new term welcomes 2 new members of chambers and 2 new pupils


5RB today welcomes two new members of chambers. After successfully completing their pupillages, Victoria Shore and Victoria Jolliffe become the latest recruits to the media set.


After attending English Martyrs School in Hartlepool, Victoria Shore studied Jurisprudence at Greyfriars College, Oxford. A member of Lincoln’s Inn, she was awarded a Hardwicke Scholarship. Before joining 5RB as a pupil in October 2005, Victoria worked for a year as a paralegal at Walt Disney, providing legal assistance and research on intellectual property and data protection matters.


Before joining 5RB as a pupil in October last year, Victoria Jolliffe gained a first class degree in Broadcasting from Leeds University followed by a distinction in the GDL from Nottingham Law School. Prior to coming to the Bar, Victoria worked in the television industry and as a freelance journalist. Victoria was awarded a Thomas More Bursary from Lincoln’s Inn.


Welcoming the two newest members of Chambers, Joint Head of 5RB, Desmond Browne QC said:


“During their year of pupillage both Victorias have shown that they have all the qualities needed to succeed at the Bar. We are delighted they have agreed to join us as tenants, and confident that all our clients will soon share our very high opinion of their abilities.”


5RB also welcomes Catherine Rhind and Steven Reed, who joined as new pupils today.


Catherine went to Robert Gordon’s College in Aberdeen before being awarded a first class degree from Durham University and will be spending her first period of pupillage with Justin Rushbrooke.


After school in Brentwood, Steven gained a first class degree in English & German Law from Kent University and then an LLM from the University of London. He will be spending his first period of pupillage with William Bennett


Catherine and Steven will spend a 12-months pupillage with the media set.