1COR welcomes new pupils Darragh Coffey, Thomas Beamont and Michael Spencer - Oct 2018
Darragh comes to Chambers as a pupil in 2018 having spent four years at the University of Cambridge where he is pursuing a Ph.D. in the area of human rights law. Prior to that, he served for six years as an Army Officer in the Irish Defence Forces. He will sit with different pupil supervisors throughout the year to gain familiarity with different areas of Chambers work, starting with Richard Smith as his pupil supervisor.
He holds a first class honours undergraduate degree in law and a first class honours Master of Laws degree from University College Dublin.
While at Cambridge, Darragh was the executive chairperson of the Cambridge Pro Bono Project, Co-Convener of the Cambridge International and European Law Conference and taught small group sessions on the Human Rights and Civil Liberties module on the LLM course.