Hugh-Guy Lorriman is a second six pupil at 3PB.
Prior to pupillage, Hugh-Guy represented claimants in both the Employment and Social Security Tribunals as a Free Representation Unit representative. Hugh-Guy developed his advocacy skills for the Bar by engaging in extensive training with Inner Temple Debating society, winning a debate on administrative law with Middle Temple students before Rhodri Price QC. With the Inner Temple Drama Society Hugh-Guy has acted in three plays written and directed by Nigel Pascoe QC, two court-room dramas at the Supreme Court open day and one student pantomime.
Hugh-Guy developed his passion for advocacy during a previous career as a business analyst that spanned both financial services and advising businesses on their strategy and tactics. He also spent several years in the Officers Training Corps and Army Reserve in which he developed his leadership and presentational skills.
Hugh-Guy has an excellent understanding of the client care skills that assist in serving the clients of the Bar, both professional and lay. His previous career required him to develop a considerable understanding of the needs of the professional client. His charitable work which has included couples counselling (HTB marriage preparation course) and caring for the handicapped (Lourdes over 14 years) has helped him to develop empathy and respect for the needs and feelings of those undergoing a case.
Prior to Pupillage Hugh-Guy has been researching a doctorate (on-going) at Cambridge University (Queens' College) under the supervision of Professor Martin Dixon. This has studied the working of the First Tier Property Tribunal Land Registration Division since its / his inception as the former Adjudicator to HM Land Registry, both in terms of jurisdiction and general property law. Hugh-Guy wrote an article on as published as a case note in the July 2016 edition of the Conveyancer and Property Lawyer.
Hugh-Guy runs ultra-marathons, directs his own plays, paints watercolours and speaks French and German. He also has a young family.
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Hugh-Guy has an interest in employment law.
He has appeared as representative on behalf of the Claimant in the Employment Tribunal for FRU, including in a contested hearing in which the Claimant successfully opposed strike out.
Hugh-Guy enjoys the interplay between employment and commercial law, having had a previous career in financial analysis. He both experienced employment and analysed the dynamics of employment in this time.
He has sensitivity towards and understanding of the needs of employers and employees in this varied and fascinating area of law and practice.
- Sorbonne Paris IV
- St. Andrews university (MA Honours, Classics)
- City University, London (Graduate Diploma in Law)
- Cambridge University (PhD student)
- Economic and Social Research Council 2014 PhD research grant
- Nominated for top Officer Cadet of the U.K. Armed Services University Officer Training Corps
Professional qualifications & appointments
- Bar Practitioner Training Course (City University) 2014
- Civil Mediator (ADR group) 2014
Commercial update: Validating service – no special rules for litigants in person
What provides good reason for validating irregular service of a claim form? Hugh-Guy Lorriman analyses the Supreme Court’s most recent contribution to the iss...Read more