A career as a commercial barrister – a great choice for women

6 December, 2021


06 Dec 2021    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Middle Temple Hall
Middle Temple Lane, London, EC4Y 9AT

Event Type

Women barristers from four “magic circle” commercial chambers share insights into their working lives.

Brick Court, Essex Court, Fountain Court and One Essex Court Chambers invite students of all London Universities to:

  • Be inspired by women who are passionate about their careers
  • Find out about the typical day of a commercial barrister
  • Learn how women barristers achieve a work/life balance in different ways
  • Challenge any prejudices you may have about barristers or about commercial work
  • Get advice on how to become a commercial barrister

A programme of the event can be found below:

  • 6.00pm Welcome drinks
  • 6.15pm Short talks by junior and senior women barristers and a woman judge
  • 6.45pm Q&A
  • 7.00-8.00pm Informal networking overdrinks and canapés with speakers and other barristers

All welcome, including all law and non-law students. We don’t need a formal response, but it would be helpful if you could let us know if you’re coming events@essexcourt.com.


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