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Dorian Robinson

Dorian began pupillage at 5 Paper Buildings in October 2019. He is currently supervised by Teresa Hay, having previously been supervised by Dominic Lewis and Denis Barry.

During his first six months of pupillage, Dorian assisted in both prosecuting and defending a number of high-profile trials involving charges of fraud, serious violence, firearms possession, and sexual offences, as well as assisting in preparation for confiscation proceedings.

Prior to joining 5 Paper Buildings, Dorian worked at Kingsley Napley as a criminal litigation paralegal. He garnered experience in case preparation and attending court in a wide range of criminal and extradition cases. Particular areas of practise at Kingsley Napley included fraud and other business crime, confiscation, sexual offences, and regulatory offences.

Dorian has a particular interest in international criminal law, having previously worked at the International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia. He has also previously assisted in preparing a report on crimes against humanity occurring in North Korean political prisons in conjunction with the International Bar Association.


2017 – 2018: Bar Professional Training Course, City Law School: graded outstanding.

2015 – 2017: Public International Law LLM, Leiden University: 8.2 grade average.

2014 – 2015: Graduate Diploma in Law, City University: graduated with distinction.

2010 – 2013: Philosophy and Economics BA (Hons), UCL: 2:1.

Scholarships and Prizes

2020 Ann Felicity Goddard Scholarship for Pupillage.

2018 Norman Tapp Memorial Prize for Mooting (Gray’s Inn).

2018 Second Prize in the Gray’s Inn Senior Mooting Competition.

2017 Gray’s Inn BPTC Scholarship.

2015 Second Prize in Crown Office Chambers Mooting Competition.

Professional Appointments and Memberships

Attorney General's Junior Junior Panel

Young Fraud Lawyers’ Association