Ivy & Normanton Women

I&N Women: Emma

I&N Women: Emma

"Although I have come to the law later in life and as a second career, I do not see this as a disadvantage at all, quite the opposite. I have gained confidence in my working life and I feel equipped to take charge of my own career."

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I&N Women: Victoria

I&N Women: Victoria

"There’s an African proverb which roughly translates as ‘It takes a village to raise a child’: I think it also takes a village to raise a barrister."

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I&N Women: Cathryn

I&N Women: Cathryn

"Having a baby in 2012 I had a bit of a mid-life crisis and applied to do my LLB, thinking I wouldn’t be the oldest person on the course, nor would I be the only one with a child. Wrong on both counts, but I had a fabulous time."

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I&N Women: Chloe

I&N Women: Chloe

"This was single handedly the most terrifying moment of my career at the bar so far (and probably for many more years to come) as 5 QCs including my leader were staring at me through a computer screen."

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I&N: Layla

I&N: Layla

"... success depends on what you are looking for from your job. It also requires you to analyse and examine the reasons for your choices in life.  I believe that barristers of all backgrounds should be willing to ask themselves the question “what should I do with my life?”"

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