Esther Drabkin-Reiter is currently a second six pupil in Chambers and welcomes instructions to advise and represent clients across all of Chambers' practice areas. She is currently under the supervision of Ned Westaway after having spent four months under the supervision of John Jolliffe.
Esther read Jurisprudence at Merton College, Oxford, and has a master's degree in EU Law from the European University Institute, Florence. Prior to coming to the Bar she spent a year as Judicial Assistant to Lord Justice Lloyd Jones (as he then was) at the Court of Appeal, working on cases involving issues of public and EU law.
Her main areas of interest include:
- planning and environment;
- public and human rights law;
- EU law;
- local government;
- rating and valuation;
- compulsory purchase and compensation;
- rights of way and highways;
In appropriate cases, Esther is happy to work on a pro bono basis.