Barrister

April 11, 2021

Interview with Harriet Steel, trainee solicitor at Vinson & Elkins

In this article, Gabrielle Long interviewed Harriet Steel, trainee solicitor at Vinson & Elkins. Harriet shares her experience as a non-law graduate and her tips for the GDL. She also shares insights into her training contract and types of tasks she has completed.
November 13, 2020

Uncertain Future for the Bar

Laetitia Ponde Nkot explores the current working situation at the Bar and the uncertainty surrounding its future.   Current bar situation Research led by LexisNexis UK […]
October 19, 2020

Interview with Ruth Reid, Barrister at Three Temple Gardens Chambers and founder of Cake and Counsel

In this article, Enakshi Khasriya interviews Ruth Reid, a barrister at Three Temple Gardens Chambers and founder of Cake and Counsel. Ruth shares her journey into law and the barriers she has overcome during her career.
September 26, 2020

Interview with Mark Robinson, a consultant solicitor and a police station representative

In this article, Anu Radha Lal interviews Mark Robinson, a Consultant Solicitor and a Police Station Representative. He shares his interesting journey into law and how he used his unique selling point to stand out.
August 8, 2020

Activism & Improving Access to Legal Careers – Interview with Zeenat Islam

In this article, Anu Radha Lal interviews Zeenat Islam, barrister and founder of REDEFINED: Learning for Lawyers, about promoting diversity in the legal profession.
August 8, 2020

Dealing with Rejection

Anu Radha Lal discusses tips on handling rejections and taking pro-active steps to improve emotional response to rejections.
July 22, 2020

London is Open for (Legal) Business – The New ‘Mega’ Court

City of London have released further details regarding its plans to build a new central court complex in London, dubbed the ‘mega’ court. As the Square […]
July 15, 2020

Case Backlog at Half a Million: Time to Extend the Court Day?

Sophia Gonella explores the growing accumulation of untried cases and the potential impacts of extended court days. Since the imposed lockdown and court closures resulting from […]
July 8, 2020

Solicitor vs Barrister: Which Route is Right for You?

Interested in a career in law but are unsure what path to take? Meagan Leightley explores who a solicitor and barrister are and how to become one and positives and negatives of both career choices.