Survey Results - Trainee feedback on One Essex Court

The lowdown - Pupils (in their own words) on One Essex Court

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

Why did you choose these chambers over any others? 

‘Better reputation in the market, better commercial terms as a tenant, and better anticipated training and pupillage experience’ 

What is the best thing about the chambers? 

‘Quality of the work and collegiality of chambers’ 

What is the worst thing about the chambers? 

‘Work allocation is not transparent’ 

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

‘My unled work, which is scary but the best learning experience’ 

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

‘Doing pupillage during lockdown’ 

How do you find the pro bono and CSR-related activities available within your chambers? 

‘There are plenty but you have to seek them out’