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Jacob Hallam QC

20170213_115512The College congratulates Jacob Hallam (OM 1991) on his being appointed Queen’s Counsel.  He read History at Corpus 1991-4, was called by Gray’s Inn in November 1996, is a tenant at 6KBW, was appointed Junior Treasury Counsel 2014, and appointed Recorder of the Crown Court 2016.

He was admitted to the the silks’ bench at the Royal Courts by Sir Terence Etherton, Honorary Fellow of the College.

Woodland Trust Oliver Rackham Memorial Event 13th May

Prof Rackham2The first Woodland Trust Oliver Rackham Memorial Event will take place on Saturday 13th May 2017 at the kind invitation of the Marks Hall Trust, whose woods Oliver knew well. There will be lectures by Dr David Morfitt on ‘the History and Ecology of Lime Woodland – illustrated with material from Warwickshire’ and Prof.  Ian Rotherham onAncient Woods & Shadow Woods – a legacy of Oliver Rackham’. These will be followed by a buffet lunch and guided walks led by Jonathan Jukes (Markshall Estate) and Simon Leatherdale (Chalkney Wood). Tickets are available at £25 for lectures and lunch and £30 including a guided walk; any proceeds will go towards future memorial events. For bookings or further information please contact rsvp@woodlandtrust.org.uk .