Masters of the Bench
Her Honour Judge Newbery
Full Title: Her Honour Judge NewberyCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 31.3.2009
Call Date: 25.11.1986
After comprehensive schooling, Freya took the Cambridge Entrance Exam aged 16, going up to read law aged 18. She was financially independent from 17, on grants and working. Following pupillage at 12 King's Bench Walk she built up a common law practice there. In 2004 she became a Recorder. She served for five years on the Bar Council's Professional Conduct Committee, is Vice-Chairman of the Bar Council Equality and Diversity Committee, and on its Retention Sub-Committee. She works with Lambeth Youth Offending Service. She leads ethics training for Middle Temple Advocacy.