Survey Results - Trainee feedback on 15NBS Chambers

The lowdown - Pupils (in their own words) on 15NBS Chambers

We sent The Lex 100 Pupil Barrister survey to pupils and juniors up to two years in tenancy at 15NBS Chambers. Here is what they had to say:

Why did you choose these chambers over any others?

‘Collegiality/ethos – never been so at ease in the interview process’, ‘friendly London-based set that both prosecutes and defends and shares my interest in pro-bono work’

How does your training compare with what you have heard from pupils at other chambers?

‘Lacking on advocacy training, but otherwise good’, ‘similar in workload and frequency of advocacy training’

What is the best thing about chambers?

‘People’, ‘friendliness of barristers’

What is the worst thing about chambers?

‘Advocacy training’, ‘the work/life balance and the remuneration’

What has been the best moment of your training to date?

‘CC briefs during my first six’, ‘achieving good results for clients and receiving positive feedback from solicitors and senior members of chambers’

What has been the worst moment of your training to date?

‘Upset clients receiving custodial sentences’