Emile Simpson

Called: 2019

Emile Simpson

Emile joined Chambers in October 2021 on completion of his pupillage. He accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ practice including personal tax, corporate tax, VAT, customs duties and international tax.

  • Career

    2020-21 – Pupillage (Essex Court Chambers and Pump Court Tax Chambers).

    2019 -2020 – Judicial Assistant to Lord Leggatt and Males LJ at the Court of Appeal.

    2006 – 2012 – Infantry officer in the British Army.

  • Education

    2018-19 – BPP Law School, London — Bar Professional Training Course, graded outstanding.

    2016 – 2018 – Harvard University — Junior Fellow at the Harvard University Society of Fellows.

    2013 -18 – King’s College London — PhD in Law (international law)

    2012 – 13 – BPP Law School, London — Graduate Diploma in Law, graded distinction.

    2002 – 05 – Oxford University — BA (Hons) in Ancient and Modern History, first class.

  • Scholarships and Prizes

    – Twice awarded a “Joint Commander’s Commendation” in the UK honours and awards list for operations in Afghanistan (2008 and 2010).

    – Jesus College Oxford Prize for Finals results (ranked 5th in year across the university).

  • Languages

    Native speaker of English and French; intermediate Nepali; basic Italian.

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