Work experience blog

Lasting memories of a future Commercial Lawyer

Zaina summarises her week at Matrix and what she is up to now: “Completing a work placement at Matrix Chambers in 2009 was one of the earliest experiences I had of a career in law and I have not looked back since. It gave me the motivation to succeed and it also played a major […]

Work Experience student starts pupillage in October

We’re delighted to hear that Nick, who spent a week with us in 2007 starts his pupillage in October. Here’s his story: “I spent a week at Matrix in November 2007. I applied for the work experience placement because I wanted to see what life was like as a practising barrister in a top London […]

WE student now studying Law at University…

Dana was 16 when she spent a week here on Work Experience. She recollects the case she saw in court, which she then studied as part of her degree: “In 2009 during my AS-levels, I was determined to gain more experience in a barristers’ chambers, before I embarked on my decision to study Law at […]

What did Alex do next?

In 2007, Alex (aged 18 at the time) spent a week here at Matrix. We got in touch with him and asked him what he made of the time he spent here and what he was up to now. This is what he said: “I did a week-long placement at Matrix Chambers in July 2007. […]

We’re a friendly bunch…

Nina’s thoughts on her week with Matrix: “During my work experience at Matrix Chambers, I have been extremely impressed by the vast nature of legal work that is dealt with. Although previously aware of the key position Matrix held in the world of law, I was struck by the friendliness of both the barristers and […]