Welcoming Nick Jones and Lance Baynham as new tenants - Oct 2023
Lance joined chambers as a tenant in October 2023 after completing pupillage and is building his experience in all of chambers’ practice areas. During pupillage, he was supervised by Matthew Barnes, Alasdair Henderson, Amy Mannion and Shahram Sharghy and gained experience in public law, inquests, inquiries, clinical negligence, environmental law, employment law and tax.
In his first few months of practice, Lance has appeared in the High Court, County Court and Coroner’s Court, as well as in the Immigration and Asylum and Employment Tribunals. He acts for families and institutional Interested Persons in inquests and has appeared for claimants in the First-tier Tribunal in asylum claims and immigration bail applications. He is also instructed in Court of Protection and data protection matters and is instructed in the Covid-19 Inquiry.
Prior to commencing pupillage, Lance was the discrimination and employment caseworker at South West London Law Centres, during which time he was nominated in the Legal Aid Newcomer category at the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards 2021. At the same time, he was also a visiting lecturer in public law at City Law School. During his legal studies, Lance volunteered for the School Exclusion Project and Free Representation Unit.
Immediately before starting pupillage, Lance cycled solo from London to Italy, going through ten countries en route and raising money for South West London Law Centres. He maintains a keen interest in cycling, hiking, climbing and mountaineering, as well as running a weekly touch rugby group.
1COR’s pupils complete Advocate’s Pupil Pledge 2023 - Jul 2023