Richard Hoyle: What the Young Bar needs from chambers

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Richard Hoyle talks to John van der Luit-Drummond about the challenges facing junior practitioners and how sets must be more engaged with the next generation of star barristers

‘Barristers work in a high stress, often solitary environment, which has historically favoured a “stiff upper lip” approach when dealing with those who are going through personal or professional challenges. I am pleased to say that this is changing, but it will change faster if chambers encourage conversations in this area.’ That is the opinion …