"Studying with a newborn made any earlier studying to this point seem like a joke. This included many very late nights and fitting study hours around the baby’s naps. An example would be pumping breast milk while reminding myself of the rules for default judgment. The entire process was exacerbated by anxiety issues which I experienced during pregnancy and post-partum."
"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."
"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."
"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."