Introduction Jamila graduated from Oxford University with degrees in law (BA honours 2011, MA honours 2016). After this time, she completed the Bar Professional Training Course at City Law School where she was a finalist at the City Law School Part Time Mooting Competition. Prior to undertaking pupillage, Jamila gained valuable advisory experience volunteering as a Union Support Service Adviser at the City University Union Support Service. She also honed her advocacy skills representing students at risk of exclusion before governor disciplinary panels for the Community Empowerment Network. Jamila has been able to develop her case preparation skills whilst undertaking legal support roles at the NHS Litigation Authority, Crown Prosecution Service and General Dental Council. Whilst at the GDC, Jamila assessed fitness to practise complaints with respect to her assigned cases. Jamila seeks to establish a mixed practice with a stong emphasis on criminal and civil work.