Henry Tufnell joined chambers as a pupil in October 2019. He will sit with four pupil supervisors throughout the year to gain experience in all areas of chambers work.
Before commencing pupillage, Henry acted as a Trade Union representative for The Cleaners and Allied Independent Workers Union (CAIWU) representing claimants in the Employment Tribunal in unfair dismissal, wages and discrimination cases. During his legal studies, he was a Student Director of The School Exclusion Project, responsible for running the project as well as providing representation for pupils who had been excluded from school.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Henry majored in history at Brown University, Rhode Island. After graduating, he ran professionally in the 800m and 1500m, spending months training at altitude in the Pyrenees and Kenyan mountains.