Junior Bar Association (JBA)

The JBA represents Inner Temple practitioners in pupillage and up to 7 years’ practice.

The JBA aims to build bridges between those at the junior bar, to provide social and educational events to all JBA members and to also assist the Inn with events for prospective and student members.

Past events include: 

Guidance on your career at the Bar 

  • Surviving on your Feet (2nd six focus)
  • Pathways after pupillage
  • Building and managing your practice
  • Wellbeing events, such as dealing with vicarious trauma.

Networking opportunities

  • Informal meet ups
  • Summer social
  • JBA Halloween Quiz
  • Christmas party

Current JBA Committee members:

President - Nancy Kelehar, Temple Garden Chambers 

General Secretary - Sneha Shrestha, Holborn Chambers 

Treasurer - Christie O'Connell, 1 Hare Court

Social Media Secretary - Tom Gilchrist, 33 Bedford Row

Education Secretary - Gordana Balać, Black Antelope Law

Social Secretary - Colleen Cumbers, Crown Office Chambers

Interested in assisting with, or attending some of the JBA's events?

If you are interested in assisting with, or attending some of the JBA's events please contact jba@innertemplesocieties.org 

Junior Bar Association

Junior Bar Association

Junior Bar Association