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Maria Buckingham

It is with the deepest of sadness that our 9 KBW family must announce the loss of Maria Buckingham, who passed away on Monday July 11th 2022.

Maria joined 9 KBW as a pupil and having proved herself to be someone who just wanted to learn all that she could about her chosen fields, showing confidence and ability as soon as she was on her feet, was offered and accepted tenancy in 2019.  She grew to be a passionate and talented advocate who loved the law, particularly criminal advocacy. She represented her clients with commitment and professionalism at all times, but also with kindness and sensitivity.

An exceptionally bright, intuitive and dedicated member of both the Bar and Chambers, Maria will be sadly missed by members, staff, colleagues and professional clients.

The Bar has lost a young champion for justice far too soon.

Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends at this infinitely sad time.




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