Abdallah Barakat (Pupil - second six)

Abdallah Barakat (Pupil - second six)

Name: Abdallah Barakat

Year of Call: 2021

Abdallah completed the first six of his pupillage under the supervision of Katherine Broadhurst (Family) and is currently supervised by Nuhu Gobir (Crime).   He now accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ practice areas. 

Abdallah achieved a distinction in his Masters and achieved a Very Competent on the Bar Training Course. He won the 2021 Lincoln’s Inn Inter-Provider Mooting Competition and was a semi-finalist at the 2021 Inter-Inn Mooting Competition. He was a Mentor to an A-Level student on the Big Voice London mooting competition in association with the Supreme Court. He also completed the Kalisher Trust Advocacy Training Course 2022 culminating in a Saturday Action Clinic at the Old Bailey before Dame Anne Rafferty DBE.  

Prior to commencing his pupillage, Abdallah lectured undergraduate law at Cardiff University and co-directed two of the Law School’s Pro Bono & Employability projects.

Abdallah holds a voluntary position as a consultant on Cardiff University’s Innocence Project. He is also an editor on the Justice Gap magazine and volunteers at the Future Justice Project providing the secretariat to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Miscarriages of Justice. As part of that role, he is involved in a research project on access to court transcripts in conjunction with the Cambridge Pro Bono Project. 

 Outside work, Abdallah is an avid cook having worked as a sous chef in local restaurants. 

 Abdallah is a native Arabic speaker. 

Memberships: Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales