Have you got a minute? Sam Carter

November 7th, 2019 by

What made you get into clerking? After the reality kicked in that my dream of becoming an internationally recognised footballer was never going to happen, I had to start thinking about my career. I was always interested in law but equally I was hooked on working and earning money. That mentality was instilled in me by having three jobs from the age of 12! A close family friend was a senior clerk at a large […]

Have you got a minute? Chris Broom

January 30th, 2019 by

Why did you become a clerk? 39 years ago the way into clerking was very different to today. My Dad was a Detective Inspector at Scotland Yard and one of his fellow officer’s sons was already a clerk in chambers. There was a job offered word of mouth for a Junior Clerk and it was decided I was going to be the one applying for it. Dad took me to 8 New Square the following […]

Have you got a minute? Dr Paresh Kathrani

September 28th, 2018 by

What have you worked on in academia over the past 5 years?  The focus of my research over the past five years has been the intersection of ‘Artificial Intelligence and the Law’. This has included looking at how AI should be regulated, the ways in which AI and LawTech will shape legal practice and how AI will influence the legal curriculum going forward. I hosted many events at Westminster Law School (University of Westminster, London), […]

Have you got a minute? Dr Paresh Kathrani

September 27th, 2018 by

What have you worked on in academia over the past 5 years?  The focus of my research over the past five years has been the intersection of ‘Artificial Intelligence and the Law’. This has included looking at how AI should be regulated, the ways in which AI and LawTech will shape legal practice and how AI will influence the legal curriculum going forward. I hosted many events at Westminster Law School (University of Westminster, London), […]

Have you got a minute? Ian Moyler

June 15th, 2018 by

Who are your role models, and why? Paul Shrubshall. He managed to elevate the clerking/ practice management profession to new levels, and alongside that gave so much of his time to the Institute of Barristers Clerks. In addition working with the late, and legendary, Ron Burley, the Senior Clerk at Brick Court from the late 1940s to early 1990s, was eye opening. If I had a role model at The Bar it would be Sir […]

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