Pupil Barrister Joshua Ellis features in Autumn Edition of Circuiteer

November 15, 2021

Pupil Barrister Joshua Ellis has been profiled in the Autumn edition of the Circuiteer which features news from the South Eastern Circuit.

The Court Observation Scheme developed by HHJ Cooper at Cambridge CC provided the opportunity for pupils and junior tenants to watch proceedings online during the pandemic. This took place at a time when attendance at court was being discouraged unless absolutely necessary. Participant Joshua Ellis says:

“By providing pupils with the opportunity to observe a trial, the SEC helped to furnish us with this much-needed experience. It was particularly useful to observe how one of the barristers navigated the challenges of cross-examining a complainant who gave her evidence via live-link.”

Read full piece here page 10: [South Eastern Circuit]