Samuel graduated in 2010 with an LLB Law Honours degree from University College London and was awarded the Richard Fitzgerald Prize for best all round law student. He appeared before Lord Neuberger in the UCL Laws Moot.
After winning the European Human Rights Moot (for advocacy in Court) at the European Court in Strasbourg, Samuel was awarded a Bar School scholarship from the Inner Temple (one of the bodies responsible for training Advocates) and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2012.
Samuel specialises in criminal defence and has successfully represented clients in the Juvenile Court, Magistrate’s Court, Royal Court and Court of Appeal. In 2015 he advised over 100 clients in police custody. In court, he has successfully defended criminal prosecutions involving drug trafficking, violence, and road traffic offences. Samuel has experience of defending on the grounds of insanity in the Royal Court.