Dana Bilan

Pupil Barrister

Oxford

01865 260230 x 6243

Dana is a Pupil Barrister in the Oxford branch of our integrated chambers. She has been a paralegal within our Crown Court department for 4 years prior to commencing her pupillage specialising in crime.

Having worked as a paralegal in two jurisdictions and two languages (Romanian and English), Dana is versatile and adaptable. She achieved two BA degrees (International Relations and Law, respectively) and following her graduation from Law School and having passed the Legal Advisers’ exam, she received her qualification as a Junior Legal Adviser in Romania. Dana also has an MA in European Studies in Romania.

In order to qualify as a barrister in the UK, Dana followed the traditional route of completing the Graduate Diploma in Law conversion course at Oxford Brookes University in 2018. In addition to this, she was awarded a scholarship from the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple in 2019. Following this, Dana successfully completed the Bar Professional Training Course at BPP University in London in 2020.

Dana is an individual who is highly motivated, organised and determined. She is also in the process of obtaining her Police Station Accreditation. Dana is also fluent in Spanish and competent in Ukrainian, French and German.