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.
- 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.
- Birgitte Hagem
Birgitte Hagem is a specialist prosecutor at the CPS, working on complex and high-profile cases. Learn more about how a career at the forefront of the prosecution service might suit you, as well as her top tips for getting ahead.
- 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.