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Harmish Mehta (Pupil)

Call: 2023

Harmish joined Chambers in October 2023 and is a second six pupil barrister. Before joining Chambers, he was a Judicial Assistant in the Court of Appeal, taught law at the University of Cambridge, and was a Senior Legal Assistant to James Ramsden KC at Astraea Group.

He received First Class Honours in his LLB (London School of Economics and Political Science) and LLM (Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge).

After his studies, Harmish volunteered for The Constitution Unit at University College London. There he co-authored (with Professor Robert Hazell CBE, Turan Hursit and Peter Waller) the report Improving Parliamentary Scrutiny of Public Appointments, which was cited by the House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee.

Harmish held research roles at JUSTICE and the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and was an advice worker at a refugee centre.

He was Judicial Assistant to the Rt. Hon. Sir Brian Leveson, who was President of the Queen’s Bench Division at the time.

He also taught law at the University of Cambridge for three years.

For the two years prior to pupillage, Harmish worked for James Ramsden KC as a Senior Legal Assistant at Astraea Group, an alternative business structure law firm. There he assisted with commercial, commercial chancery, arbitration, civil fraud, regulatory and cryptoasset-related work.

Harmish is working towards a STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) Diploma.

Harmish is supervised by Elizabeth Ovey. Previously, he has been supervised by Daniel Burton, Alexander Kingston-Splatt and Zachary Kell.