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Michal Hain

Michal joined Chambers after successfully completing his pupillage in September 2018. During his pupillage he gained experience in a wide range of practice areas. 

He is currently serving as the judicial assistant to Lord Reed, Deputy President of the Supreme Court. Michal will return to full time practice at the end of this legal year.

Since 2016, Michal has been teaching undergraduates in contract and tort law tutorials at a number of Oxford colleges.

Before joining Chambers, he completed the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), having received the Peter Taylor Scholarship, which is the largest scholarship awarded by Inner Temple. He also attended Harvard Law School, where he worked as a mediator in the Harvard Law School Mediation Programme and as a Student Attorney in the Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project. 

Michal graduated from Oxford in 2015 with the Gibbs Prize Proxime for the second highest performance in contract, tort, land and trusts and the Martin Wronker Prize for the best performance in tort. 

Key cases

  • Trainsgrain Shipping v Yangtze Navigation [2018] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 330
  • Euro-Asian v Abilo [2018] EWCA Civ 1720
  • Fehn Shiffahrts GmbH v Romani [2018] EWHC 1606 (Comm)

Education and Career: 

City Law School, BPTC (2017)

Harvard Law School, LLM (2016)

University of Oxford, BA in Jurisprudence, First Class (2015)



‘Past is Prologue – The Role of History in the Law of Equality’ UK Constitutional Law Blog (9 January 2018).

‘Guardians of the Constitution – the Constitutional Implications of a Substantive Rule of Law’ UK Constitutional Law Blog (12 September 2017).

‘Making Law Far Away From Kitchen Tables: Imposing Trusts Regardless of Formalities’ (2014) 3 Oxford University Undergraduate Law Journal 55.


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