Professional practice

Freddie has a broad commercial practice spanning Chambers’ areas of expertise. During pupillage she experienced a wide-range of commercial litigation and arbitration as well as employment, insurance and VAT/customs disputes.

Prior to joining Essex Court Chambers, Freddie studied Materials Science at the University of Oxford. She went on to study the law conversion course at City University.



2018 Tenant at Essex Court Chambers

2017-2018 Pupillage at Essex Court Chambers (with Edward Brown)

2017 Called to the Bar (Middle Temple)


2016-2017 BPTC, City Law School (Outstanding)

2015-2016 GDL, City Law School (Distinction)

2011-2015 MEng Materials Science, University of Oxford (1st Class)


2017 Bar Association for Commerce, Finance and Industry Prize for best performance in the commercial law assessment, City University

Worshipful Company of Arbitrators Prize, City University

2016 Queen Mother Scholarship, Middle Temple

City University Law School Postgraduate Scholarship

2015 Astbury Scholarship, Middle Temple

Worshipful Company of Ironmongers Prize for best Part II presentation, University of Oxford

2014 Gibbs Prize for best overall performance in Part I, University of Oxford

2012 Johnson-Matthey Prize for best overall performance in Prelims, University of Oxford

ATV Scholar, St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford