Bethany joins the Bar having qualified and practised both as a litigation attorney in New York and as a commercial solicitor in England & Wales. Bethany has gained considerable experience in general civil and commercial law matters throughout her multijurisdictional practice and continues to build on this in her role as a Pupil Barrister.
In particular, Bethany’s experience includes advising on complex multiparty litigation and corporate contract matters, as well as handling proceedings before the Traffic Commissioner and claims under the Equality Act 2010. Bethany also passionately engages in pro bono work, having supported and advised vulnerable clients seeking protection orders and those seeking refugee status.
Bethany has also worked as an Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy at Fordham University School of Law, coaching teams of law students in preparation for national mock trial competitions across the United States.
Appointments & Memberships
- Appointments and Memberships
- The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
- The Law Society
- National Association of Legal Advocacy Educators
- New York State Bar Association
Qualifications and Education
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales, Solicitors Regulation Authority
- Attorney at Law, Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, First Judicial Department
- Juris Doctor (J.D.) with Honours, Fordham University School of Law
- Bachelor of Laws with Honours in Law (LL.B.), The University of Nottingham School of Law
Scholarships and Awards
- Fordham University Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholarship for Academic Excellence
- Fordham University Dean’s List Award
- Fordham University Graduation Award for Outstanding Performance in Trial Advocacy
- National Trial Competition Best Closing Argument Award
‘Contracts, Negotiation and Enforcement in the United States’, Thompson Reuters, Contracts, Negotiation and Enforcement Global Guide
‘The Elephant Hiding in the Mousehole: In re Jevic’, Norton Bankruptcy Law Adviser, Vol. 2016, Issue 10
‘Up the Chute, Down the Ladder: Shifting Priorities Through Structured Dismissals in Bankruptcy’, Fordham Law Review, Vol. 84, Issue 6