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Being a Female Lawyer

What's it like being a Lawyer?

Job title: Lawyer

Current employer: Slater & Gordon

Industry: Law

Hours: 50+ hours per week on average

How long have you been practising in this field? Over 10 years.

What’s your job title and location?

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What's it like working in your role? What does a typical day look like?

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Has anyone ever been surprised when you told them that you were in this role?

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In your current role, what do you spend your time doing?

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What’s your favourite part of your job?

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Are there any specific qualifications you are required to have in your field?

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How did you get to where you are today?

Was there anything you liked doing at secondary school that helped you get to this career?

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What did you want to be as a child when you 'grew up'?

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Can you remember what your parents reactions were to that aspiration?

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Can you remember your parents or teachers wanting or encouraging you to go into a specific career? And was this linked to your gender?

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What do you think are attitudes towards and expectations of women in the church?

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Are there any challenges or benefits working in your field?

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What advice would you give to young girls who are aspiring to be in your role, or who maybe haven't even considered it as a career?

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Vital Statistics
  • Hours: 10 hours/day

  • Starting salary: £40k for a City-based trainee solicitor

  • The role:  

  • Qualifications required: 

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