Survey Results - Trainee feedback on Senate House Chambers

The lowdown - Pupils (in their own words) on Senate House Chambers

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

Why did you choose these chambers over any others? 

‘The regional location, the focus on family law work and the ethos of chambers’  

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

‘I believe my training was of an outstanding quality, with the correct balance of pressure but also focus on our welfare  

What is the best thing about the chambers? 

‘The other members of chambers and the camaraderie between tenants and pupils’ 

What is the worst thing about the chambers? 

‘The lack of junior tenants in the last few years’  

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

‘The advocacy exercises undertaken in your first six which prepare you for getting on your feet’  

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

‘Having difficult or complex cases in your second six, although I was appropriately supported in undertaking the same’