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Neil Sturman

Year of Call: 2022


Bar Practice Course (University of Law - 2022)
MA Military and Security Studies (King's College London - 2020)
MSc Education Practice and Innovation (University of Southampton - 2015)
BSc (Hons) Natural Sciences (Durham University - 2005)

Areas Of Work:

Neil commences pupillage with 9 King's Bench Walk in October 2023, and he brings with him a wealth of varied experiences from his first career as an Army officer on which he will build his legal practice. During his transition to law Neil completed the Graduate Diploma in Law with an Outstanding grade, and the Bar Practice Course with a Very Competent grade, alongside working as a Learning Development Advisor and supporting the Uyghur Tribunal as Chief Operating Officer. 
He has attended summer schools with the Geoffrey Nice Foundation in Dubrovnik and Pristina, exploring and contributing to the topics of transitional justice and post-conflict resolution in the wider Balkan region.



Atticus Blick, has peer-reviewed article published in the Journal of Criminal Law on the whole life order sentencing regime
In the wake of cases such as the Sarah Everard murder, our pupil barrister, Atticus Blick, has a peer-reviewed article in the Journal of Criminal Law setting out a practitioner friendly overview of the whole life order sentencing regime and its implications for human rights domestic and international law.

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Chambers welcomes three new Tenants to 9 KBW
Chambers are delighted to announce that, following successful completion of pupillage, offers of Tenancy have been made to and accepted by Harry Stallard, Piers Walter and Sam Lubner. Our new members will practice in Criminal, (prosecution and defence) Regulatory and Animal Welfare Law. We are so pleased to welcome each of them to the 9 KBW team.

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Matt Ward Joins 9 KBW
Chambers are delighted to announce that Matt Ward has accepted an offer of Tenancy, following a very successful probationary tenancy at 9 KBW. Matt practices in Criminal (prosecution and defence) and Regulatory Law. A big welcome Matt to the 9 KBW team!

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New Pupils join the 9KW team
Chambers are delighted to welcome 3 new pupils to the 9 KBW team; Neil Sturman, Atticus Blick and Harriet Snookes. We very much look forward to working with them in the coming year.

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Louisa Wheeler joins 9 KBW as Chambers Practice Manager
Chambers are delighted to welcome on board Louisa Wheeler as our Practice Manager. Louisa has a wide range of experience in both fee billing and administration in Chambers and will provide invaluable assistance and support to our Senior Clerk in the day to day clerking of 9 KBW’s diary and fees management.

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