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PSQB pupils – Esther Bukoye, Sam Roxborough and Lily Wildman start their second six

Three of our current pupils start their second six today and are now available to receive instructions


Esther Bukoye has been supervised by Matthew Harding

During her first six, Esther has observed a range of hearings across a number of practice areas, including Crime, Regulatory & Public Law, and Civil.

In Crime, Esther has observed cases from cradle to grave with her Pupil Supervisor. Ranging from multi-hander trials to PTPHs and more. Esther has also marshalled in both the Crown Court and Magistrates’ Court, which has given her an ability to view cases from the perspective of the Bench.

In Regulatory & Public Law, Esther has been instructed on a lengthy Health & Safety noting brief, involving several counts of gross negligence manslaughter and corporate manslaughter. She has also observed Parole Board hearings and SEND appeals. In Esther’s prior role as Vice President, she sat on University Board of Discipline Panels, Internal Periodic Reviews (IPRs) Panels and more. Esther looks forward to building on her regulatory experience during her second six.

Esther has spent time shadowing several members of chambers on civil cases, such as small claims hearings, RTAs, and CMCs. Esther has also developed a keen interest in housing law and has written an article on a landmark Supreme Court Judgement in addition to observing housing cases.

Esther is now available to be instructed in Crime, Regulatory &Public Law, housing, and small claims civil hearings.  To view Esther’s profile click here


Sam Roxborough has completed his first six under the supervision of Chris Rafferty and Chris Moran.

Sam has shadowed many of our practice areas.

In Civil he has observed several fast-track trials arising from road traffic accidents; many involving allegations of fundamental dishonesty. He also has experience of hearings on the Small Claims Track, interlocutory hearings, ‘Stage 3’ disposals and infant settlements.

Sam has also observed preliminary and final hearings in the Employment Tribunal.

Prior to pupillage Sam worked as a paralegal in an employment team for a large law firm. He is keen to gain further exposure to work in Employment Law and he would welcome the opportunity to receive instructions for either claimants or respondents.

In Crime, Sam observed a wide range of work in the Magistrates Court and Crown Court. His experiences to date have enabled him to develop a good understating of the legal processes and he is keen to accept instructions defending and prosecuting the fullest range of criminal offences to build a successful criminal practice in the future.

Sam has also been able to gain a broad understanding of care proceedings from interim hearings through to final hearings. He has also observed contested interim removal hearings and IRHs’

He is also keen to establish a practice in Regulatory and Public Law, Sam has shadowed cases ranging from RSPCA trials, matters of professional discipline and coronial law hearings.

To view Sam’s profile click here


Lily Wildman has completed the first six of her pupillage under the supervision of Catherine Silverton with a primary focus on criminal law.

Lily is now accepting instructions across a broad range of criminal offences for both Prosecution and Defence in the Magistrates and Crown Courts.

During her first six, Lily has gained an invaluable insight into how to put clients at ease particularly in sensitive matters. Prior to commencing pupillage, Lily has gained experience working with the public and specifically with vulnerable individuals whilst working as a Care Assistant at a Nursing Home. This provided Lily with experience working with vulnerable individuals and developed her interest in Court of Protection work, an area which she welcomes instructions.

Lily is keen to establish a practice in Regulatory and Public Law. During her first six Lily has observed several Coronial Hearings including Jury Inquests. She has also gained an appreciation and understanding of the meticulous preparation and sensitive manner required in these cases and she looks forward to accepting instructions in this area.

Lily has also observed cases in the Small claims court and will be available to receive instructions in credit hire cases.

To view Lily’s profile click here