Lawyer Interviews

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Helen Randall, Partner at Trowers & Hamlins

"I definitely don’t get everything right, but when you get more senior in a firm you have to recognise some people will regard you as a role model even if you don't feel like one yourself so you have to be more authentic." A fascinating and inspiring interview with Helen Randall.

Dr. S Chelvan, Barrister at No5 Chambers

"Be yourself and live in your own skin. I'm very lucky to know that I'm 45 years old and I love, and I am loved." A heartwarming and inspiring interview with the fantastic Dr. S Chelvan.

Brie Stevens-Hoare QC, Barrister at Hardwicke Chambers

"The legal profession should be at the very core of pushing society to a point where we truly have “acceptance without exception”. I’m not talking just about LGBTQ+ but all areas of acceptance."A fascinating interview with Brie Stevens-Hoare QC about what it's like to be a queer female barrister.

Alex Holland, Future Trainee Solicitor at Travers Smith

"If you ever sense that your workplace is not fully accepting of your sexuality or gender identity, they don’t deserve you or your fabulousness." An inspiring and candid interview with Alex Holland.

Jonathan Cooper OBE, International Human Rights Lawyer at Doughty Street Chambers

"I think it's all about happiness and you won't be happy unless you are at peace with yourself. If you’re not happy, it will affect everything you do." An honest and inspiring account by Jonathan Cooper OBE.

Caitlin Alexander, Trainee Solicitor

"Just being out in itself is already enough of a political statement. And that's also enough to make a change." Caitlin Alexander is Trainee Solicitor practising in Scotland.

Thomas Moran, Future Trainee Solicitor at Clifford Chance

"I’ve always been of a strong belief that I would disclose my LGBTQ+ and my autistic identity, because if I didn’t get a job because of that then it wouldn’t have been an organisation that I would have wanted to have worked in". Tom is a future trainee solicitor at Clifford Chance. Last year he was awarded LGBT Undergraduate of the Year.

Robin White, Employment and Discrimination Barrister at Old Square Chambers

"I do cases across all professions and I would say that the legal profession is, in my view, the least discriminatory area that I know". In 2011, Robin became the first barrister to transition from male to female in practise at the discrimination bar

Scott Halliday, Family Law Associate at Irwin Mitchell

"I actually think that there's something quite exciting and brilliant about being out in the profession if you've got support around you". An honest and insightful from Scott Halliday.