Jennifer Agyekum commenced pupillage at 1 Gray’s Inn Square in October 2015.
Prior to commencing pupillage, Jennifer spent two and a half years as a Legal Officer in the regulatory department of the Royal College of Nursing.
Jennifer has developed particular expertise in professional disciplinary work through regularly representing nurses and midwives before the Nursing and Midwifery Council Fitness to Practise Tribunals and dealing with cases involving the Disclosure & Barring Service and inquests.
Jennifer also worked as an advocate at a solicitors’ firm dealing with a range of education law cases (schools and higher education) and associated employment issues. She represented students and parents at both internal and tribunal proceedings.
Jennifer has previously worked as a legal assistant to a senior barrister, assisting with his public / education law practice spanning work before university disciplinary panels, in the county court, High Court, Court of Appeal, and special educational needs work in the First-tier and Upper tribunals.