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Tag: Work Experience

WE keen on being a barrister after week at Matrix

Seamus, aged 16: My week at Matrix was relatively quiet because courts were in recess untill midweek. However, it was still a fascinating experience. Talking with junior barristers Joanna Buckley and Edward Craven allowed me to air any questions I had about the route to the Bar and dispelled some of the myths about the […]

Jadesola’s Work Experience diary (aged 17)

My week at Matrix has been fantastic; when I first started on Monday I was told that it may be a quiet week because the barristers and courts were less busy due to the Easter period. However, I can confirm that regardless of this it was not disappointing at all. I applied for Work Experience […]

Nicole’s week with the Matrix Staff Team

Last week we were joined by Nicole, aged 16, who is interested in working for a barristers’ chambers in the future. Here is what she got up to: Tuesday 2nd April 2013 – When I first arrived at Matrix Chambers, I was shown around the building. I then went on a court run to Southwark […]

Naveed’s week at Matrix

This week we were joined by Naveed, aged 14, from Romford. He’s provided a quick summary of what he got up to this week whilst on Work Experience here at Matrix. Day 1: We got introduced to everyone at Matrix and got the grand tour of the building. We also went to the Supreme Court. […]

Work Experience student now a Senior Practice Assistant at Matrix

Matt Newis completed a week of Work Experience back in 2004. He then worked his way up the organisation and now works at Matrix as one of the Practice Assistants, which is an amazing achievement. Here is his story: “As a 14 year-old school boy, I dreamed of a career as a barrister. I’d seen […]