Elliot Stenson is a pupil barrister based at 3PB's Bristol office. Prior to joining chambers and whilst studying for the Bar, Elliott Stenson worked as a Rights Advisor for a national charity, providing legal advice to working parents and carers during the pandemic. In doing so, Elliott provided written and oral advice, conducted webinars, and appeared on BBC Radio and the Mayor of London’s Employment Law Hub.

During university, Elliott found success in regional and national mooting and mock trial competitions, both as a law and non-law student. In addition, Elliott had the opportunity to engage in litigation through the University of Bristol Law Clinic’s specialist inquest team and conduct research for the UN Office on Drugs and Crime through Lawyers Without Borders.

Outside of law, Elliott is a frustrated Tottenham Hotspur fan and enjoys playing football, gaming and keeping fit and healthy.


  • Articles
    • Employment status: Court of Appeal upholds decision that couriers are workers

      Elliott Stenson on Stuart Delivery Ltd v Warren Augustine [2021] EWCA Civ 1514, a case in which the Court of Appeal distances itself from the Pimlico Plumbers categories approach when considering substitution clauses in employment status cases, recommending instead to start with the statutory framework and to look at the entire factual matrix.

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Academic qualifications

  • BA (Hons) Philosophy (King’s College London) – First Class
  • MA Law (University of Bristol) – Merit
  • Barrister Training Course (BPP Law School) – Merit


  • Haldane Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Excellency Scholarship, BPP Law School
  • Career Commitment Scholarship, BPP Law School