Eleanor Durdy

Year of call:

2017 (Pupil)


2017 - Northumbria University - Master in Law Exempting Bar Professional Training Course

2017 - Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) Very Competent


2019 - Lecturer in Law at The University Centre, Wakefield College

2020 - Pupil at Park Square Barristers


Northumbria Students' Union Lifetime Achievement Award

Eleanor will be receiving instructions in the second six months of her pupillage from the 21st March 2021.

During the first six months of her pupillage, Eleanor has observed a number of small claims, stage 3 hearings and infant settlement hearings. She has a keen interest in pursuing a successful civil career alongside her criminal practice and has undertaken a number of civil noting briefs in the first six months of her pupillage and has a proven ability to take a thorough and detailed note of proceedings for those instructing. Eleanor will be receiving civil instructions in the second six months of her pupillage.

Eleanor is currently undertaking her pupillage at Park Square Barristers.

Prior to starting pupillage, Eleanor worked as a lecturer in law, tutoring on degree level programmes, and as programme leader for the CILEx Certificate in Law and Practice. As such, she regularly delivered lectures and drafted exam papers, demonstrating her ability to both interpret and comprehensibly explain the law.

Eleanor has a strong academic background having received a First Class Honours degree from the University of Northumbria. During her time at University, Eleanor volunteered with a number of societies and University lead projects, contributing to the quality of life and experience of fellow students, leading to her being awarded the Northumbria Students’ Union Lifetime Achievement Award.

Contact Eleanor’s Clerks:

Business Development Clerk – Andy Reeves on 0113 213 5252

Talia Webster on 0113 202 8609

Joshua Duree on 0113 213 5246

Sonia Kainth on 0113 213 5207