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Darryl Hutcheon

Contact: darrylhutcheon@matrixlaw.co.uk Practice Manager: alisonscanes@matrixlaw.co.uk

Darryl became a member of Matrix in October 2015 following the successful completion of his traineeship. During his traineeship, he was supervised by Hugh Southey QC, Mathew Purchase, Tom Linden QC and Sarah Hannett. Darryl is especially interested in employment & discrimination law, public law, and cases involving private international law issues. He is now accepting instructions in all areas of chambers’ practice.

Darryl studied law at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, graduating in 2011 with the third highest First in the University. In 2012, he received the Bachelor of Civil Law degree from Oxford University, graduating with Distinction and winning prizes for the best performance in three out of four papers (International & European Employment Law; Comparative Equality Law; and Conflict of Laws).

In 2014, he was elected Oxford University’s Eldon Scholar (awarded to the most promising Oxford graduate embarking on a career at the Bar).

Between graduating and coming to the Bar, Darryl worked as a labour law researcher at the International Labour Organisation in Geneva, researching and writing on international standards and practice on temporary agency work and trade union rights. He also worked for Ergon Associates, a labour and human rights consultancy based in London, providing legal analysis and support for a European Commission-funded project about the EU’s ability to sign up to international agreements. Between 2013-2014, he was a Teaching Fellow in Conflict of Laws at University College London.

Darryl has written for a number of legal blogs including the UKSC Blog, the Oxford Human Rights Hub blog and for the LawInSport website. He won the City University Senior Moot in 2014.

Darryl has been accredited with C1 (advanced) level French (Université Rennes 2, 2014).

Darryl accepts instructions under the Bar Council Standard Contractual Terms, details of which can be found here.

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