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Oscar Davies

Oscar undertakes a broad range of civil work, including commercial, employment, property and personal injury.

Oscar has appeared in the Court of Appeal, High Court and County Court in a number of varied cases. Oscar is experienced in drafting pleadings and other documents on urgent and non-urgent matters.

Prior to commencing pupillage, Oscar worked in Luxembourg at the European Court of Justice as a trainee/stagiaire to Judge Christopher Vajda, with the assistance of the Sir Joseph Priestley Award from Inner Temple.

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Scholarships and Prizes

  • Sir Joseph Priestley Award (2018), Inner Temple
  • Daniel Lett Scholarship, awarded in 2016 and 2017 for GDL and BPTC years, Christ’s Hospital
  • John Taylor Book Prize (2014), King’s College London

Qualifications

  • BPTC LLM (Very Competent) – City, University of London
  • GDL (Commendation) – City, University of London
  • French and History BA (First Class Honours with Distinction in spoken French) – King’s College London, with an exchange in Paris at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, and in Quebec at the Université Laval.

Languages

  • French (fluent)

Pro Bono

Oscar provides advice and representation pro bono via Advocate, the Bar’s national charity that helps members of public find free legal help from barristers.

Oscar is committed to enabling social mobility at the Bar.  They are a mentor at Bridging the Bar, an organisation which helps those from under-represented backgrounds gain access the Bar. Oscar is also involved in FreeBar, an organisation which aims to promote diversity and inclusivity of LGBT+ members and staff at the Bar.

Direct Access

Oscar is authorised to accept instructions directly from lay clients, under the Bar Council’s direct public access scheme.

Oscar has drafted skeleton arguments for the Court of Appeal and recently appeared as a junior in a matter on appeal concerning injunctive relief against persons unknown.

Oscar’s commercial practice includes interim applications, small claims track trials, credit hire and Stage 3 disposals. Oscar is happy to advise on contractual claims, misrepresentation, guarantees, supply of goods and services, finance and credit transactions, company and partnership disputes.

Oscar has been led as a junior in the Commercial Court in the group action of Barclay-Watt & Ors v Alpha Panareti Public Ltd & Ors [2021] EWHC 1327 (Comm).

Oscar has also dealt with and drafted freezing injunctions which require speed and efficiency.

 

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