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 Hilary Term. A second-year student at Magdalen College, he is an avid mooter and mock trial enthusiast. His legal interests lie in land law and international law. He is also a passionate musician and massive metalhead.

Sophie Cook

Secretary –– Law, Hertford College

Sophie is a second-year law student at Hertford College and is the Bar Society’s sponsorship officer for Michaelmas. Her greatest interest is in medical law and clinical negligence. She also does netball and rowing for her college and loves singing and the outdoors..

Felix Dennison

Treasurer –– Law, Linacre College

Felix is Oxford Bar Society’s Treasurer for Hilary Term. He is passionate about pursuing a career in commercial law and is particularly interested in arbitration. He is a keen historian and enjoys playing men’s lacrosse.


General Committee

Melissa Hussain

Publicity Officer

Melissa Hussain is a third-year PPE student at Pembroke College.

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.

Jerry Tang

Events Officer

Jerry is a visiting student at St Edmund Hall, studying Economics and Politics. In his spare time, he likes to attend talks by academics and celebrities (Covid-rules permitting). He is excited to be joining Bar Soc, looks forward to a full term of events!

Olly Hutton

Editor of ‘The Pupil’ Magazine

Olly is a second-year Law with Spanish student at Jesus College. He is particularly interested in public law and the relationship between law and politics. When not talking about his year abroad he enjoys playing university tennis.s.

Nicolò Gaggero

Mooting Officer

Nicolò is a second-year law student at Trinity College. He has recently found an interest in comparative law, in particular with civil law systems, which he hopes to pursue in the future. He looks forward to organising moots for Bar Soc and to continuing mooting himself.

Rhys Duncan

Mock Trial Officer and Vice-Editor of The Pupil

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’.


Standing Committee

Cecily Day

Ryan Jacobs

Shastikk Kumaran


Incoming Executive Committee (TT22)

President: TBC
Secretary: TBC
Treasurer: TBC