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Our Team

OSCOLA was founded in Michaelmas 2020 by a team of like-minded students who aspire to pursue careers in commercial law.

Trinity 2023
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Joshua Ng

Co-President

Programmes & Special Projects

Joshua is a second-year law student at St Edmund Hall. Having completed internships at a number of leading law firms in Singapore, he has since received vacation scheme offers from Sidley Austin, Goodwin, Debevoise & Plimpton, and Allen & Overy, along with a training contract offer from Linklaters. He has a keen interest in Financial Services Regulation and Private Equity.

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Tarun Rao

Co-President

Sponsorships

Tarun is a second year law student at Oriel College interested in competition law and financial regulation. He has completed vacation schemes at Jones Day, Cleary Gottlieb, and Debevoise & Plimpton. 

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Kristen Palmer

Co-President

Marketing

Kristen is a second-year law student at St Catherine’s College. She has completed an internship with Allen & Gledhill, a leading regional law firm in Southeast Asia, and secured a vacation scheme at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. She hopes to improve diversity and inclusion within commercial law, as well as foster a conducive environment in which all aspiring commercial solicitors feel supported.

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Marlon Austin

Committee Member

Sponsorships

Marlon is a second year law student at Worcester. He has been offered a training contract at Dechert and has a place on the Slaughter and May work experience scheme.

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Ryan Loh

Committee Member

Sponsorships

Ryan is a first year law student at Mansfield College who is looking for his passion in the legal sphere. As part of OSCOLA's sponsorship committee, he hopes to bring exciting new events to help those interested in a career in commercial law learn about what such a career would bring.

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Layla Qazi

Committee Member

Sponsorships

Layla is a third year history student at Oriel College. She has completed a summer internship at EY, work experience at Ashurst and secured vacation schemes at Osborne Clarke and Penningtons Manches Cooper.

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Antonia Chao

Committee Member

Sponsorships

Antonia is a first-year law student at Pembroke College who will be interning in Singapore over the Summer, focusing on trust and family law. Through OSCOLA, she hopes to promote the understanding of commercial law in Oxford, and secure new opportunities for its members.

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Charlotte Lian

Committee Member

Sponsorships

Charlotte is a first year law student at Christ Church and will be interning at two law firms over the summer.

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Jun Wha Shin

Committee Member

Sponsorships

Jun Wha Shin is a first year history student at Trinity College. He secured a spring week at Goldman Sachs (Legal) and Insight Day offers at Slaughter and May and Fried Frank. Partnered with Ryan Loh, he was a finalist in the 2023 Macfarlanes LLP x OSCOLA Negotiation Competition. 

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Josephine Kairupan

Committee Member

Sponsorships

Josephine is a first-year law student at Exeter College. She attended an Open Day with Shearman & Sterling and interned at Herbert Smith Freehills Jakarta. She will be attending the DLA Piper and Herbert Smith Freehills’ First Year Schemes over the spring break, and will also be interning as an in-house legal intern at a multinational corporation over the summer break. .

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Brittany Wong

Committee Member

Sponsorships

Brittany is a first-year law student at Lincoln College who will be interning at Allen & Overy (Hong Kong) and a law firm based in mainland China this summer. She is genuinely interested in commercial law and hopes to gain deeper commercial awareness through her engagement with OSCOLA.

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Valerie Lee

Committee Member

Programmes & Special Projects

Valerie is a second-year law student at Balliol College. She has interned at a number of law firms in Singapore and London and has signed a training contract with Clifford Chance.

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Evan Chou

Committee Member

Programmes & Special Projects

Evan is a second-year law student at Brasenose College. With a keen interest in commercial litigation and public international law, he has completed a mini pupillage at 3 Verulam Buildings in London, and an internship at Drew & Napier in Singapore, among others. He will also be interning at Gaillard Banifatemi Shelbaya in Paris this summer.

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Ashna Chaturvedi

Committee Member

Programmes & Special Projects

Ashna is a first-year law student at Worcester College. Having secured an international internship and attended insight afternoons with several law firms, she is a keen aspiring solicitor. Passionate about representation, access and well-being, she hopes to use her role as Programmes Officer to hold events which demonstrate that commercial law is an intellectually stimulating, fast-paced and exciting field where anyone with a passion for it can thrive.

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Jessica Feng

Committee Member

Programmes & Special Projects

Jessica is a first-year biology student at Balliol College. Having worked with a firm in the U.S. and attended skills workshops of several law firms, she is interested in life science and intellectual property law. As part of the Programmes committee, she hopes to help plan exciting events that engage all members.

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Axel Roy Lee

Committee Member

Programmes & Special Projects

Axel is a first-year law student at St Catherine's College. He has completed internships and insight days in law firms and a trading company. As an aspiring solicitor, he has secured internships with Allen & Gledhill, Drew & Napier, and Wong Partnership. Axel hopes to organize enriching commercial law and mentorship opportunities as part of the Programmes committee.

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Oliver Hutton

Blog Managing Editor

Programmes & Special Projects

Oliver is a third-year Law with Spanish Law student at Jesus College. Currently on his year abroad in Barcelona, he is looking forward to completing vacation schemes at White & Case in spring and at Freshfields in summer.

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Stefan Danev

Committee Member

Marketing

Stefan is a second-year law student at Trinity College. During his first year, he was able to secure a place on Allen & Overy’s “A&O First” work experience scheme and Slaughter and May’s Spring Open Day insight scheme.

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Esme Irvine

Committee Member

Marketing

Esme is a second year law student at Keble College. She has completed an internship with in-house legal at an Australian business, and secured an internship with Gilbert & Tobin, Sydney. She is passionate about environmental and human rights corporate governance.

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Darren T Trisno

Committee Member

Marketing

Darren is a rising second year Law student from Brasenose. He has participated in a first year scheme with Latham & Watkins and internships with Allen & Gledhill, Drew & Napier and WongPartnership LLP.

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Ming Song Oh

Committee Member

Marketing

Ming Song is a rising second-year lawyer at Somerville College. He has done internships in Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow, Allen & Gledhill, and WongPartnership across different practice areas. He hopes to introduce more people to the world of commercial law as part of OSCOLA's marketing team.

MT22
Michaelmas 2022

Co-Presidents

Jackel Cheung     Seongwook Nam     Zyna Shoukat

Sponsorships

Karishma Khosla     Cheryl Bee     Tarun Rao     Shastikk Kumaran     Sanmay Moitra

Marketing

     Anna Fletcher     Matilda Trueblood       Sophia Iddon

Programmes & Special Projects

Yimang Cao     Valerie Lee     Joshua Ng     Gabrielle Lin

Editorial

Oliver Clement     Hyunwoo Rania Kim

Michaelmas 2021
MT21

Co-Presidents

Danny Holroyde     Joseph Khaw     Darren Leow

Sponsorships

Karishma Khosla     Cheryl Bee     Lauren Mauney     Grace Cheng

Marketing

Zyna Shoukat     Anna Fletcher     Matilda Trueblood       Sophia Iddon

Programmes & Special Projects

Akshaya Kalaiyalahan     Jackel Cheung

Editorial

Oliver Clement     Hyunwoo Rania Kim

Trinity 2021

Co-Presidents

Danny Holroyde     Joseph Khaw     Darren Leow

Sponsorships

Karishma Khosla     Amelia Seymour     Kush Patel

Marketing

Zyna Shoukat     Celia Stevenson

Programmes & Special Projects

Akshaya Kalaiyalahan     Jackel Cheung     Kylie Chong     Eleanor Matley-Waite

Associate Writers

Jay Chitnavis     Myles Kelly     Zahra Lahrie     Rhianna Harding

College Ambassadors

Angel Chun     Augustine Chan     Ebube Akojie     Ire Sofela     

Ishaan Bhardwaj     Matilda Trueblood     Nadia Roberts     Sophia Iddon

TT21
Hilary 2021

Co-Presidents

Danny Holroyde     Joseph Khaw     Darren Leow

Sponsorships

Karishma Khosla     Amelia Seymour     Kush Patel

Marketing

Zyna Shoukat     Lauren Aurelius

Programmes & Special Projects

Kylie Chong     Advay Saxena      Shannon McRoberts

College Ambassadors

Bartek Trzos     Myles Kelly     Shannon McKeown-Gilmore     

Kwan Wong     Rhianna Harding

HT21
MT20
Michaelmas 2020

Co-Presidents

Alexander Yean     Jiaxu Yao     Yan Shen Tan​

General Committee

Imane Rhammaz     Joseph Khaw     Amelia Seymour     Avantika Sengupta     

Danny Holroyde     Grace Burney     Preston Teng     Wesley Ding

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