Toby Pleming

Toby Pleming

YEAR OF CALL: 2020

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Education

BA (Hons) in Classics – University of Cambridge – 1st Class (2016)
GDL – City, University of London – Distinction (2019)
BPTC – City Law School – Very Competent (2020)

Scholarships & Prizes

Lord Denning Scholarship – Lincoln’s Inn (2019)
Best Bail Application – Blackstone’s Criminal Advocacy Competition (2019)
Lord Bowen Scholarship – Lincoln’s Inn (2018)
Postgraduate Scholarship – City Law School (2018)
Calverley Prize in Classics – Christ’s College, Cambridge (2016)
Academic Scholarship – Christ’s College, Cambridge (2016)
Henry Arthur Thomas Travel Award – Faculty of Classics (2016)

Memberships

The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Overview

Toby commenced his pupillage in September 2020 and is currently under the supervision of Neil Griffin.

Prior to studying the law, Toby worked as a strategy consultant, where he gained a wide range of experience of matters from fracking technology to hedge fund events portfolios. Toby has also marshalled at the High Court of Hong Kong, with trials ranging from murder to human trafficking, as well as observing the trial of the leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Umbrella movement.

Outside of the law, Toby is a keen sportsman and chess player, and spent one summer walking 900 miles across Europe for charity.