Kezia Kernighan


PupilCall 2018

Kezia joined New Court as a pupil in October 2018. Prior to pupillage, Kezia completed a Masters of Laws alongside the BPTC. This involved advising and representing parents on a pro-bono basis in a variety of children law cases at FHDRA and Fact Finding stage. In particular, Kezia has assisted on issues of parental responsibility, Non-molestation Orders, Cafcass recommendations, Specific Issue Orders and Scott Schedules.

Kezia also acted as mentor for Vocalise, a Gray’s Inn scheme which aims to harness the enthusiasm of student barristers to bring the benefits of formal debating to prisons and taught inmates at both HMP Downview and HMP Pentonville.

Inner Temple

Street & Maxwell Prize, Pupillage Scholarship, Inner Temple

Exhibition Award, BPTC Scholarship, Inner Temple

Philip Teichman Benefactor’s Award, BPTC Scholarship, Inner Temple

Bar Professional Training Course Masters of Laws (University of Law, London)

Graduate Diploma in Law (BPP University, London)

History and Politics MA Hons (University of Edinburgh)