Miriam Boxberg | Guernica 37
Miriam joined Chambers as a Pupil Barrister in December 2020.
Prior to commencing pupillage, Miriam was a lawyer at WilmerHale LLP in London for three years. At WilmerHale, Miriam worked on high-value international commercial and investment arbitrations and enforcement proceedings. Miriam also advised on public international law, international trade law, international sanctions and EU law, and she worked on a major trade mark litigation before the English High Court.
From 2014-2015, Miriam was a Judicial Assistant (nominated by the University of Cambridge) at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, where she worked with the British and Russian judges. Miriam then worked at the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs in New York as part of the Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs.
During her Master of Laws in 2013-2014, Miriam was a research assistant at the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law at the Cambridge University Faculty of Law.
Next to her undergraduate studies, Miriam was the Legal Researcher to the Legal Advisor at the British Embassy in The Hague from 2010-2012 and she interned with the Presidency of the International Criminal Court, the Department of Legal Matters at the International Court of Justice and the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
Miriam studied international law at The Hague (LLB, with distinction) and Cambridge (LLM, 2:i), before completing a Graduate Diploma (GDL, with commendation) and passing the Bar of England and Wales (BPTC, very competent). The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn awarded Miriam the David Karmel Award for the GDL and the Holt Award and a Residential Scholarship for the BPTC. Throughout her studies, Miriam was a scholar of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation.
Miriam is a native speaker of Dutch and German. She is fluent in English and French and speaks intermediate Spanish.