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.
- Aimee Emby
Crown Advocate Aimee Emby explains the many unique opportunities that come with a career at the Crown Prosecution Service, which offers a flexible range of career paths to those who join its trainee scheme.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.