Trisha Shah

Trisha Shah Large1Attended Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, UK and graduated in 2021, having held a Beacon Scholarship for three years. After graduating, Trisha, from Kenya,  completed four vacation schemes at leading international law firms in London and has now been awarded a training contract with Sidley Austin LLP, starting in August 2023. Currently she is studying in the UK for her one-year Legal Practice Course (LPC), funded by Sidley Austin. 

Trisha graduated with a BA in Law, achieving an overall 2.1. Whilst at Cambridge, she participated in three moots, getting Best Legal Reasoning in one, and was in the semi-finals in another. She also had an essay published in the Cambridge Law ‘Per Incuriam’ Journal, one of six essays published for all three years of law students.

She was elected to the Cambridge University Law Society committee and was accepted to be Mooting Officer for the society. She rowed for college Novice Women’s 2nd and 3rd boat and coxed for Senior Men’s 2nd and 3rd boats, competing in several events, and played in college netball matches. She also used her artistic talents to design Law Society hoodies.

Trisha organised the college’s first International Freshers week as International Officer. As college rep for Amnesty International, she recruited members and managed publicity. She was co-founder and secretary of the Jain Society, writing its constitution.