Rajkiran Barhey joins Chambers one year after joining 1COR as a pupil and is building a broad practice in all areas of chambers work.
Prior to commencing pupillage, Kiran interned in Rome, for the UN World Food Programme; in Dhaka, for the Bangladesh Legal Aid Services Trust and in London, for the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law. She also volunteered at Southall Black Sisters, assisting black and minority-ethnic survivors of domestic violence access help and support, including legal advice.
While studying in New York on the prestigious Fulbright exchange Programme, she worked for NYU’s Reproductive Justice Clinic. She assisted in successful litigation to strike down a repressive law targeting pregnant woman suspected of consuming drugs or alcohol as constitutionally invalid.
She has also participated in the Jessup moot, as both a mooter (2013) and a coach (2015), winning the UK national rounds in Gray’s Inn, and individually ranking 19th at the international finals out of over 500 participants in 2013.