Dr Quirk, Reader in Criminal Law at The Dickson Poon School of Law, has been selected to take up this prestigious three-year role.
The Inner Temple is one of the four membership associations for barristers, providing legal training, resources and regulation to support them in their careers.
Their Academic Fellows Scheme aims to recognise the outstanding contribution of legal teaching and research of early to mid-career academics. It also aims to support their research and build a stronger relationship between the Bar, judiciary and legal academia.
Speaking on her appointment, Dr Quirk said: “It’s a huge honour to be appointed Academic Fellow at the Inner Temple. I plan to use the Fellowship to further strengthen the links between King’s and legal practice, finding out, and working closely with, criminal barristers on some of the pressing issues of the day.
“I will also be using the excellent Inner Temple library to update my research on silence and disclosure as well as complete my book on miscarriages of justice. I am really looking forward to it.”