This section has profiles of barristers at a variety of chambers, designed to give you a sense of how they got there, what their working day looks like and the advice they have to offer. Read how they made the transition from student to qualified lawyer.

3PB

3PB

  • Nicole Bollard

Nicole Bollard building her career at multidisciplinary set 3PB, which offers a breadth of areas and five UK offices. Read more about her varied work and advice for would-be barristers.

Enterprise Chambers

Enterprise Chambers

  • Rowena Page

As a junior barrister with a broad commercial and chancery practice, Rowena Page already has plenty of interesting experiences and insights to share. Read on for her informative introduction to life at the commercial Bar.

Maitland Chambers

Maitland Chambers

  • Hannah Ilett

I very much enjoy the variation, both in the type of work and the subject matter, and I like being able to work on my own and decide when I work.

Serle Court

Serle Court

  • Sophie Holcombe

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.