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President


HOLLIE HAMBLETT

Hollie is a final year Law student from Leeds.

Hollie intends on pursuing a career at the Bar, with a particular interest in international public and humanitarian law. After university, Hollie intends on completing a Masters degree.

As President, Hollie wants to promote the diversity and inclusion ethos of the Society, with a specific focus on Social Mobility at the Bar. Hollie wants to make the Society as accessible as possible, to be a platform for social change and offer career development for all considering the Bar.

In keeping with the Social Mobility focus for the year, Hollie will be working closely with the rest of the committee and Chambers throughout London to develop a Mentorship Scheme, secure scholarships for any paid events, and create specific Social Mobility focused events and advocacy opportunities.

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TREASURER


SAM CLARE

Sam is a final year Politics student from Leeds.

Sam wants to pursue a career at the Common Law Bar, developing a mixed practice in a number of areas.

As Treasurer, Sam wants to work closely with the President to achieve this year’s Social Mobility ethos, of which he is very passionate about. Sam will create close links with Chambers to make sure all of our events remain accessible, and to continue the success of our Diversity Series, making sure that KCLBMS continues to be the Best Society for Aspiring Barristers.

In his free time, Sam enjoys travelling, politics and walking in the Yorkshire countryside.

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VICE PRESIDENT - ADVOCACY

CHLOE GERSHON

Chloe is a fourth year Politics, Philosophy and Law student.

Chloe’s main legal interests currently lie in environmental, public and planning law. However, she remains open-minded.

This is Chloe’s second year in the society she is looking forward to continuing the success of the mooting team in a leadership role.

Chloe wants to share her love of advocacy (both written and oral) with all students, particularly first-years. Working closely with her mooting officers Chloe will organise an exciting and diverse range of moots and mock trials this year for those of all levels.

Chloe wants to encourage students to reach out if they have any questions, either by email, or in person!

 
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VICE PRESIDENT - EVENTS

SABRINA STEWART

Sabrina is a second-year English Law and Hong Kong Law student.

Sabrina wishes to pursue a career at the English or Hong Kong Bar. Her main interest currently lies in commercial law.

Having lived and studied in various different locations in Asia such as Shanghai, Singapore, and Hong Kong, Sabrina is able to speak English, Cantonese, and Mandarin fluently.

As Vice President of Events, she strives to implement events and initiatives that address issues relating to accessibility to the Bar. By continuing with the Diversity Series and other new events focusing on social mobility, she hopes that the events KCLBMS holds will truly reflect the inclusive nature of the the society as well as the changing culture at the Bar.

Outside of fostering her legal career, Sabrina enjoys volunteering, pottery, taekwondo, playing netball and listening to music. 

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HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS

AISHWARYA KARUNAKARAN

Aishwarya Karunakaran is a second year law student at King’s. She is interested in contract law, commercial law and human rights law.

As Head of Communications she wishes to widen the reach of KCLBMS. Through the use of our newly launched newsletter and blog, she wishes to promote the Society’s goal of social mobility and increase student participation. Having started out as Newsletter Editor in KCLBMS, she wishes to share the passion and commitment that she has seen the committee bring to the Society with all those who associate with the Society. 

Having lived in seven cities across three countries, travelling is something she thoroughly enjoys. In her free time she enjoys reading and ace-ing online quizzes based on the Office! 

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MOOTING OFFICER

MARK LORAINE

Mark is a fourth year Law with European Legal Studies student. He has just returned from studying international, comparative, and European law at Leiden University, in The Netherlands.

Mark’s current legal interests lie in public international and negligence law. He wishes to pursue a career at the English Bar, whilst also considering further academic study.

As a Mooting Officer, Mark wants to increase participation within advocacy events, particularly focusing on new members, who have yet to partake in the advocacy events offered by King’s Bar and Mooting Society.

 
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MOOTING OFFICER

MARTHA LAZANAKIS

Martha Lazanakis is a second-year law student from Greece.

Martha is a naturally introverted person, who has sought to overcome this by engaging in public speaking and mooting. Her main aspiration as mooting officer is to make mooting more accessible and to let students know that they don’t need to be the over-confident type to be a great advocate.

Beyond mooting, Martha loves to paint, visit art-galleries, and bake.

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MOOTING OFFICER

TRISTAN GREENE

Tristan is a third year History and International Relations student from Somerset.

He is predominantly interested in criminal law, criminal procedure, and international criminal law, and aspires for a career at the criminal bar. Away from law, Tristan enjoys French history, long distance running, and he is a rugby referee.

Tristan wants to encourage everyone to get involved in mooting, regardless of their degree and stage of study.

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MOOTING OFFICER

HAEUN YOON

HaEun is a second year Politics, Philosophy and Law (PPL) student at King’s.

HaEun is originally from South Korea, but she has lived in eight different countries including Austria, Fiji, Russia, America, the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates.

Her main legal interests are private international law and international dispute resolution.

As a member of the committee HaEun wants to offer new training opportunities to novice mooters, HaEun is also strongly committed to the society’s ethos of diversity.

 
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EVENTS OFFICER

SARAH TSOI

Sarah is a second year LLB student from Hong Kong.

Fascinated by criminal law theory, she aspires for a career at the criminal bar. 

Sarah wants to organise more socials for people to meet like-minded friends and gain a better understanding of the society. 

Aside from Law, Sarah enjoys playing rugby and singing classical music.




 
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COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

JOSEPH POON

Joseph is a second-year Law LLB student from Singapore. 

Joseph’s main career aspirations are to become a solicitor, he is open to exploring a range of practice areas, particularly those involving advocacy skills such as employment law.

Outside law school, he watches plays at the Globe Theatre on  £5 (!) tickets, browses artefacts at one of London's amazing museums, or unwinds at a park, with his favourite being Hampstead Heath.

 
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EVENTS OFFICER

TZE AN LOW

Tze An is a second year LLB student from Singapore.

His main career aspiration is to work as a City solicitor in London.

Tze An wants to create interesting and accessible events to those new to advocacy and the Bar, as he knows that a career in law can be daunting.

In his free time, Tze An enjoys travelling and reading.



 
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NON-LAW REPRESENTATIVE

CHRISTIE O’CONNELL

Christie is a final-year Religion, Politics and Society Student from Manchester.

After completing her degree, Christie’s main aspirations are to undertake the GDL and BPTC and practice at the English Bar. Her main interests currently lie in family and employment law.

Christie also spent time studying abroad in Australia, travelling to Sydney, Melbourne and even New Zealand whilst there.

 
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COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

CHRISTIAN BALDERSTONE

Christian is a second year LLB student from London.

Christian is intending to pursue a career at the Bar with his main areas of interest in the fields of crime, family and human rights law.

This year Christian hopes to build on the successes of the previous committee. The communications team will ensure communications are efficient and effective

Besides law Christian’s interests lie in the arts. He loves music, film and photography

 
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ADVISER AND TRUSTEE

GORDANA BALAC

Gordana is a Law Graduate from King’s College London and former President of the Bar and Mooting Society.

Her role involves providing support to the current President and Treasurer when required and liaising with the other Trustees regarding the Society’s charitable status.

Gordana has a keen interest in Public and Employment Law and intends to pursue a career as a Barrister after completing the Bar Professional Training Course.