Sean Hess

Trainee Solicitor

Sean joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2021 and is currently completing a six-month seat with the corporate, tax & employment team.

Prior to joining Bristows, Sean worked as a paralegal in Toronto, Canada, at a leading firm specialising in estate, trust, and capacity litigation.

Sean completed a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and worked as a laboratory technician in a protein X-ray crystallography lab at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Sean previously worked on remote campsites in Canada planting trees for a reforestation company.

Sean is fluent in French.


  • BSc. in Biochemistry, McGill University (Canada)
  • LL.B. (Hons.), Queen Mary, University of London
  • Legal Practical Course, BPP Law School