Essentially, a barrister has to formulate a persuasive argument for each case and I enjoy the fact that the responsibility to do so is entirely my own. I am very much in control of my own cases and every day is completely different – it's both an exciting and demanding career.
What about me?
Dear Oracle ...
I am writing to register my frustration and disappointment. I am not a young graduate, law is my second career, and although I did not attain high A-level grades (30 years ago!), I have since proved myself in the workplace. So where are the firms that are interested in people like me? The focus everywhere is so relentlessly on young people with the highest academic qualifications; what if you don’t fit that mould?
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