Category Archives: Day in the Life of

Day in the Life of…Katie Cromwell

Katie Cromwell, Institute of Barristers’ Clerks (IBC) Representative Member of the Young Barristers’ Committee   Chambers: Keating Chambers Role: Practice Manager My alarm goes off at 5.30am because I have to be at a meeting of The Institute of Barristers’ Clerks (IBC) at 8am, I was co-opted on to the IBC Committee 4 years ago as a graduate clerk, and subsequently joined the Education Committee. The

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Day in the Life of…Michael Jones

Michael Jones, Member of the Young Barristers’ Committee   Chambers: Deans Court Chambers (Manchester) Year of Call: 2008 Practice Area: Family law (children- public and private), Court of Protection My day usually starts about 6.30am depending on where I am in court (if I am travelling further afield it may be earlier), as a general rule I don’t tend to work early mornings

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Day in the Life of…Onyeka Onyekwelu

Onyeka Onyekwelu, Executive of the Young Barristers’ Committee  Employer: The Bar Council Year of Call: 2013 Role: Policy Analyst – Legal Affairs, Practice and Ethics & Equality and Diversity, and Corporate Social Responsibility This particular day starts with me sheltered from the rain, below the alcove of the Quad entrance of the Royal Courts of Justice (RCJ) at 8:15. Prior to my role

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Day in the Life of…Diana Deju

Diana Deju, Member of the Young Barristers’ Committee  Employer: Government Legal Department Year of Call: 2011 Practice Area: Communities and Local Government I am an employed barrister with the Government Legal Department (GLD), which is a non ministerial government department that acts as the government’s principal legal advisers. Over my career, I have been able to work in both litigation and advisory roles,

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Day in the Life of…Louisa Nye

Louisa Nye, Chair of the Young Barristers’ Committee  Chambers: Landmark Chambers Year of Call: 2007 Practice Area: Real property law and Landlord and Tenant. Being Chair of the Young Barristers’ Committee is an exercise in multi-tasking and organisation! I have to maintain my practice, while also attending various meetings and events as of the Young Barristers’ Committee (YBC). I am

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