Meet Our Committee

The Oxford University Bar Society committee works to organise and run our termly events. For information about our current team, please see below.

Rivu Chowdhury

President –– Law, Magdalen College

Rivu is the Bar Society’s President for Trinity Term. A second-year student at Magdalen College, he is an avid mooter and mock trial enthusiast. His legal interests lie in property law and international law. He is also a passionate musician and massive metalhead.

Nicolò Gaggero

Secretary –– Law, Trinity College

Nicolò is a second-year law student at Trinity College. He is enthusiastic about mooting, which has been a valuable opportunity to pursue his interest in private law. He looks forward to help in running BarSoc.

Rhys Duncan

Treasurer –– Law, Trinity College

Rhys is a second-year law student at Trinity College who is interested in pursuing a career at the bar. He is a keen mooter and mock trial competitor, representing Oxford in a number of domestic and international events. He looks forward to taking on an executive role and managing the society’s finances!


General Committee

Melissa Hussain

Mooting and Mock Trial Officer

Melissa is a third-year Philosophy, Politics and Economics student at Pembroke College, interested in pursuing a career in commercial or public law. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to Justin Bieber’s music and hanging out with friends.

Benedict Mee

Mock Trial Officer

Benedict is a third-year Classics student at Christ Church. He has recently enjoyed exploring interactions between local and imperial law in Roman provinces. He enjoys advocacy, and looks forward to opportunities to moot this term and to organising our mock trial competition.

Pin Yi Chen

Events Officer

Pin Yi is a first-year law student at Jesus College. She has an interest in international law, particularly in how it governs nations’ relations with each other. Her non-academic passions include rowing, exploring museums, and crafting short stories.

Antonina Łęcka

Events Officer

Antonina is a first-year Law student at Merton College.Antonina is a first-year law student at Merton. She takes particular interest in environmental law and commercial law. Her non-academic interests include rowing, golf, and behavioural economics.

Betty Lung

Events Officer

Betty is a third-year Biology student at Christ Church College. She looks forward to the term of events in store at BarSoc.

Sarah Arnold

Sponsorship Officer

Sarah is a first-year Law student at LMH

Eliza Goedkoop

Publicity Officer

Eliza is a first-year Law student at LMH

Beatrice Munro

Editor of ‘The Pupil’ Magazine

Beatrice is a first-year Law student at Hertford college, with interests in employment, public and family law. She also runs cross-country and writes a food column

Cecily Day

Publisher of ‘The Pupil’ Magazine

Cecily is a second-year History of Art student at St. John’s College. She will be working to prepare our annual print edition of ‘The Pupil.’ She is passionate about mooting and mock trials and is particularly interested in international law. Cecily also enjoys playing sports and music

Luca Geary

Mooting Officer

Luca is a second-year law student at Magdalen College. He has recently competed in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot becoming UK National Champion. He looks forward to organising moots for Bar Soc and to continuing mooting himself.

Sam Lane

Non-Law Officer

Rhys is a second-year law student at Trinity College who is interested in pursuing a career at the bar. He is a keen mock trial competitor and legal writer. He looks forward to organising Mock Trials for Bar Soc and to assisting in the editing of ‘The Pupil’.

Arshiya Inayat

Non-Law Officer

Arshiya is a second-year Philosophy and Theology student at Worcester College. She is a member of the Oxford University Pistol Club, which she finds incredibly fun! She loves exploring Oxford- especially the cafes, and the Ashmolean Museum


Standing Committee

Jake Milikan


Incoming Executive Committee (TT22)

President: TBC
Secretary: TBC
Treasurer: TBC