Tunde Okewale will be joining our How To Get Into Law and Succeed talk on Saturday 12th January 2013 at Birkbeck, University of London.
Tunde Okewale is a defence barrister at Doughty Street Chambers. Tunde recently won the ‘Young Lawyer of the Year Award 2012’ at the 2012 Lawyer Monthly Barrister Awards and was shortlisted in the Young Legal Aid Barrister category for the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year (LALY) Awards in 2012.
Tunde’s practice comprises of general crime, serious crime and extradition a well as appellate work in the Court of Appeal and the Administrative Court. Between September 2011 and February 2012 he was an advisor to the Citizens Inquiry into the Tottenham Riots and is currently instructed in matters arising after the London riots as well as the student protests in Parliament Square.
Tunde founded Urban Lawyers, a project that aims to provide young people information about legal rights and legal opportunities.
He was also part of a delegation sent out by the Bar Human Rights Committee, in conjunction with UNICEF, to Nigeria to help the Child Protection Network there. Tunde graduated in Law from London Metropolitan University and was called to the Bar in 2007 (Inner Temple).
Tunde is a very charismaitc and entertaining speaker. If you are considering a career in law or want to get ahead in law, then enjoy this workshop.